An inexpensive method of negative pressure wound therapy for extremities

International Wound Journal, EarlyView.
Source: International Wound Journal - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research

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Closed incision negative pressure wound therapy (CiNPT) may be a valuable treatment option for surgical site infections. This systematic review and meta-analysis sought to compare CiNPT against conventional wound care after vascular procedures.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Selected Abstracts from the September Issue of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Source Type: research
Condition:   Diabetic Foot Ulcer Intervention:   Device: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Sponsor:   Assiut University Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
In the United States, Smith &Nephew is releasing its PICO 7Y negative pressure therapy system that can treat two wounds at the same time. The device uses a single pump to support two dressings thanks to a special Y extension. The capability helps...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Plastic Surgery Source Type: blogs
Condition:   Diabetic Foot Ulcer Intervention:   Device: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Sponsor:   Assiut University Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Authors: Liu J, Cai M, Yan H, Fu J, Wu G, Zhao Z, Zhao Y, Wang Y, Sun Y, You Y, Lin L, Huang J, Huang R, Zeng J Abstract Yunnan Baiyao (YB) as a kind of famous Chinese herbal medicine, possessed hemostatic, invigorating the circulation of blood, and anti-inflammatory effects. Identifying strategies to protect patients at risk for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPU) is essential. Herein, our results showed that YB treatment can effectively reduce the acne wound area and improve efficacy in a comparative study of 60 cases HAPU patients with S. aureus positive of acne wound pathogens. Furthermore, YB inhibited HI...
Source: International Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: Int J Med Sci Source Type: research
Conclusion1 in 3 discharges from our rehabilitation ward were delayed. These delays led to functional decline in our patients and exposed them to avoidable adverse outcomes by unnecessary prolonging hospitalisation. Resources need to be directed towards prompt delivery of community services to facilitate a safe and timely hospital discharge.
Source: Age and Ageing - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
ConclusionThe introduction of a dedicated orthogeriatrics service has led to a more collaborative multi-disciplinary approach to patient care with evidence of improvements in all Irish Hip Fracture Standards. Commitment to a resourced orthogeriatric service providing rapid comprehensive geriatric assessments is essential to advance improvements in older patients ’ care.
Source: Age and Ageing - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
ConclusionCare of spine fractures presenting acutely varies; a high proportion managed by ED solely. Whether outcomes vary as a result is not answered by this audit but there is a need for a pathway to inform best practice. Osteoporosis is inadequately-addressed in this high risk group, highlighting need for fracture liaison services in post-acute management.
Source: Age and Ageing - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
This study is registered withClinicalTrials.gov (NCT number NCT03871023).
Source: International Journal of Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
At best, high-tech alternating-pressure mattresses (APM) may offer"small but significant early benefit" in preventing pressure ulcers (PUs) compared with high-specification foam (HSF), according to a new randomized controlled trial (RCT).Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - Category: Surgery Tags: News Source Type: news
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