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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-01-21T15:15:27-0500
The purpose of the study is to test non-inferiority of chronic Venous Leg Ulcer (VLU) area closure at 16 weeks with a dual action pneumatic compression device compared to multi-layer banda...
Venous ulceration is a major burden on the NHS. Current treatment involves bandaging therapy which is replaced on a once or twice weekly basis. The Juxta-CuresTM device offers an alternati...
The purpose of this study is to examine the short-term and long-term efficacy of massage therapy alone compared to massage therapy plus compression bandaging in the treatment of breast can...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the NiTi CAR device in the creation of colorectal anastomosis
This is a randomized crossover trial to evaluate the effects of thoracic compression applied alone or in association with hyperinflation maneuver with the ventilator. In addition, the mobi...
Compression therapy is the main method used within the treatment and management of lymphoedema and chronic oedema. The increasing prevalence of the condition, which has multiple causes, such as geneti...
to analyze the adhesion of the nursing team to the practice of hands hygiene (HH) and the use of latex gloves in a hemodialysis service.
According to James Fries morbidity compression is present if morbidity rates are decreasing to a larger extent than mortality rates. Compression also occurs if age at onset is increasing at a faster p...
As loss and/or contamination of DNA evidence can have major negative implications, it is incumbent on forensic practitioners to minimise this risk. DNA transfer during examination of items, even when ...
Saturation mutagenesis is conveniently located between the two extremes of protein engineering, namely random mutagenesis, and rational design. It involves mutating a confined number of target residue...
Coverings for the hands, usually with separations for the fingers, made of various materials, for protection against infections, toxic substances, extremes of hot and cold, radiations, water immersion, etc. The gloves may be worn by patients, care givers, housewives, laboratory and industrial workers, police, etc.
Tight coverings for the foot and leg that are worn to aid circulation in the legs and prevent the formation of EDEMA and DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS. PNEUMATIC COMPRESSION STOCKINGS serve a similar purpose especially for bedridden patients and following surgery.
Surgical enlargement of the intervertebral foramina to relieve NERVE ROOT COMPRESSION.
Strips of elastic material used to apply pressure to body parts to control EDEMA and aid circulation.
Surgery performed to relieve pressure from MICROVESSELS that are located around nerves and are causing NERVE COMPRESSION SYNDROMES.