Prone Position in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Patients: A Retrospective Analysis of Complications.

CONCLUSIONS: The onset rate of complications given by the use of prone position in ARDS patients is similar to data reported by previous literature. The implementation of a dedicated protocol in specialized centers and the involvement of 5 trained and skilled professionals while moving the patient in the prone position are recommended to prevent the occurrence of similar adverse events. PMID: 31789984 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Dimensions in Critical Care Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Dimens Crit Care Nurs Source Type: research

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GENERAL PURPOSE To discuss the pathogenesis and clinical features of wounds caused by microthrombi formation under the following categories of systemic diseases: cold-related and immune-complex deposition diseases, coagulopathies, abnormalities in red blood cell structure, emboli, and vasospasm. TARGET AUDIENCE This continuing education activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care. LEARNING OBJECTIVES/OUTCOMES After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to: 1. Recall the etiology, risk ...
Source: Advances in Skin and Wound Care - Category: Dermatology Tags: CLINICAL MANAGEMENT EXTRA Source Type: research
RESUMO Objetivo: Caracterizar os pacientes com doen ça crítica crônica e identificar os preditores relacionados à evolução para doença crítica crônica. Métodos: Coleta prospectiva de dados por 1 ano realizada na unidade de terapia intensiva de um hospital geral localizado na Região Sul do país. Construíram-se três modelos de regressão logística para identificar os fatores associados com doença crítica crônica. Resultados: Dentre os 574 pacientes admitidos à unidade de terapia intensiva dur...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Terapia Intensiva - Category: Intensive Care Source Type: research
Authors: Horch RE, Ludolph I, Müller-Seubert W, Zetzmann K, Hauck T, Arkudas A, Geierlehner A Abstract INTRODUCTION: The treatment of chronic wounds constitutes a massive financial burden to society and our health care system. Therefore, efficient wound care is of great importance to all kind of medical fields. The implementation and modification of negative pressure wound therapy can be seen as a major improvement on wound healing. Many different NPWT applications evolved trying to address various wound etiologies.Areas covered: This review aims to give an overview of various NPWT applications, show its effec...
Source: Expert Review of Medical Devices - Category: Medical Devices Tags: Expert Rev Med Devices Source Type: research
Conclusions Circumferential negative intermittent pressure of 125 mm Hg applied to the midarm of healthy volunteers for 9 hours does not adversely affect digital SpO2.
Source: Annals of Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Tags: Research Source Type: research
Conclusion: In this study, the use of nasal protective film (transparent film) prolonged the duration of pressure ulcer formation on the nasal bridge in patients who underwent noninvasive mechanical ventilation.
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - Category: Rural Health Authors: Source Type: research
DiscussionExpected results will inform prescription and reimbursement practice of phase-change material-based prosthesis liners and will help improve and economize prosthetic fitting for people with limb loss. The design and duration of the protocol, including randomization, blinding, and within-subject comparison, will generate scientific evidence of a comparably high level. Inclusion of a comparably large sample and different climates, e.g. across all four seasons, will make findings applicable to a large number of prosthesis users.Trial registrationClinicaltrials.gov,NCT03428815. Registered on 12 February 2018.
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionsThis systematic review of observational studies provided supportive evidence that NWPT is an efficient and safe adjunct treatment in the management of DFUs.
Source: Endocrine - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Conclusion: The protective function of cZNF609 silence in H2O2-injured HaCaT cells was revealed in vitro. Silence of cZNF609 exhibited its impact possibly through regulating miR-145, and JNK and p38MAPK pathways. PMID: 31905030 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology - Category: Biotechnology Tags: Artif Cells Nanomed Biotechnol Source Type: research
Although the wound-healing period for purse-string closure (PSC) after stoma reversal is longer than that required for the primary closure method, the rate of wound infection is reduced. The application of neg...
Source: Trials - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
This article is filled with practical information for the wound care practitioner, but does include some basic information including anatomy of aging skin and current theories of aging. When writing this review I searched around for a good schematic diagram that demonstrated aging skin but had a hard time finding one.  So I got out my art supplies and did my own diagram based upon available information on anatomy and physiology of aging.  Here it is below. This review also presents the latest information on skin failure and how the concept of SCALE, or Skin Changes at Life’s End, intersects with current un...
Source: Jeffrey M. Levine MD | Geriatric Specialist | Wound Care | Pressure Ulcers - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: An Aging World Featured Medical Articles Geriatric Medicine Pressure Injuries & Wound Care Publications aging skin bedsores changes with age decubiti decubitus ulcer geriatrics gerontology histology of aging skin Jeff Levine MD Source Type: blogs
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