November / December 2020 SkinDeep
Best Practice Skills of Wound Dressing Change During Survey An Advanced Tissue newsletter written by Carolyn Brown, BS, MEd, RN, ARM, CWSr, FACCWS Download Here The post November / December 2020 SkinDeep appeared first on Advanced Tissue. (Source: Advanced Tissue)
Source: Advanced Tissue - December 4, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: Alice Strange Tags: Newsletter Source Type: news

What is a laceration?
It's human nature to avoid contact with sharp objects because we know they can cause us an ordeal of pain, bleeding and scars. However, when accidents happen, you may be left caring for a laceration wound. Here's your quick guide to laceration treatment and prevention: Lacerations are open wounds caused by sharp objects. What are lacerations? This type of open wound occurs when a sharp object cuts or tears the skin. According to Healthline, laceration wounds are often the result of accidents with knives, tools or machinery. Extensive bleeding is possible, especially with deep lacerations. How do you treat a lacer...
Source: Advanced Tissue - November 23, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound Care Source Type: news

Skin Manifestations With COVID-19
Skin Manifestations with COVID-19 Please complete the form to download Skin Manifestations with COVID-19 from NPIAP. Resource: Black, J., Cuddigan, J. & the members of the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel Board of Directors. (2020). Skin manifestations with COVID-19: The purple skin and toes that you are seeing may not be deep tissue pressure injury. An NPIAP White Paper. https://npiap.com. Name*Email* Select a Choice*I am a ClinicianI work in an Assisted Living FacilityI work in a Long Term Care FacilityI am a patientI am a family member of resi...
Source: Advanced Tissue - October 14, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: Alice Strange Tags: Resource wound care pressure ulcers Pressure Injury Source Type: news

Can using honey on wounds help with healing?
Honey with tea, toast, apples and oatmeal – that all sounds normal and delicious. Honey on wounds, though? It may sound a little out of the ordinary, but honey has actually helped wounds heal for thousands of years. While there are plenty of advanced healing tools available today, honey's antibacterial properties and unique pH balance still make it a helpful treatment for certain wounds. Here's what to know about using honey for healing wounds: Honey has powerful healing properties. The type of honey Wound-care professionals typically use medical-grade honey for healing chronic wounds, although Manuka ...
Source: Advanced Tissue - October 7, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound healing Wound care products Source Type: news

September / October 2020 SkinDeep
Cause and Management of Mucosal Membrane Pressure Injuries An Advanced Tissue newsletter written by Carolyn Brown, BS, MEd, RN, ARM, CWSr, FACCWS Download Here The post September / October 2020 SkinDeep appeared first on Advanced Tissue. (Source: Advanced Tissue)
Source: Advanced Tissue - September 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Newsletter wound care pressure ulcers Pressure Injury Source Type: news

Pressure Injury Critical Element Pathway
Please complete the form to download a Pressure Injury Critical Element Pathway. Name*Email* Select a Choice*I am a ClinicianI work in an Assisted Living FacilityI work in a Long Term Care FacilityI am a patientI am a family member of resident with a woundOther / I just want the infoHow they prefer to be contactedBy phoneBy emailPhonePlease send me notifications about: Blog Posts Newsletters Product News By subscribing, you agree to receive contact, offers, promotions and other compan...
Source: Advanced Tissue - September 21, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: Alice Strange Tags: Resource wound care pressure ulcers Pressure Injury Source Type: news

What is a compound fracture wound?
  There are over one million broken bone injuries in the U.S. on a yearly basis, as estimated by the Cleveland Clinic. Among the several types of these injuries is a compound fracture. In the event that you hear that fateful crack, here’s a quick guide to compound fractures: A compound fracture is a type of broken bone. What is a compound fracture? Also known as an open fracture, compound fractures occur when there is an open wound or skin tear in the affected area, making the broken bone visible. It’s often the fragment of the bone itself that breaks through the skin and causes the open wound. This is...
Source: Advanced Tissue - August 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound Care wound healing wound care treatment Source Type: news

Staging and Treatment of Pressure Injuries: Competency Workshop
1.0 Contact Hour Available: This program will discuss the stages of pressure injuries and debridement methods. A review of product categories and indication for use are reviewed in preparation for the workshop. Using your corporate specific Treatment Guidelines, you will select the appropriate treatment for each of the wounds in the workshop section. By Carolyn Brown, BS, MEd, RN, ARM, CWS, FACCWS, and Advanced Tissue’s Clinical Consultant The post Staging and Treatment of Pressure Injuries: Competency Workshop appeared first on Advanced Tissue. (Source: Advanced Tissue)
Source: Advanced Tissue - August 8, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Webinar pressure ulcers Source Type: news

July / August 2020 SkinDeep
Overwhelmed With Additional Responsibilities Due to COVID-19 An Advanced Tissue newsletter written by Carolyn Brown, BS, MEd, RN, ARM, CWSr, FACCWS Download Here The post July / August 2020 SkinDeep appeared first on Advanced Tissue. (Source: Advanced Tissue)
Source: Advanced Tissue - August 3, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Newsletter wound care wound care supplies Source Type: news

July / August 2020 Long Term Care
Overwhelmed With Additional Responsibilities Due to COVID-19 An Advanced Tissue newsletter written by Carolyn Brown, BS, MEd, RN, ARM, CWSr, FACCWS Download Here The post July / August 2020 Long Term Care appeared first on Advanced Tissue. (Source: Advanced Tissue)
Source: Advanced Tissue - August 3, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Newsletter wound care wound care supplies Source Type: news

Why does wound healing get slower as we age?
Despite how happy we would all be to avoid it, getting older is an experience we all have to handle. As we age, it's important to understand how the changes affect how we think about everything from the clothes we wear to the roles we serve to the ways our body can heal. With that said, how does age affect wound healing? It slows the process down enough that a minor cut causes more worry than it may have in the past. Here are the top reasons why aging slows the speed of wound healing: Our bodies can't heal wounds as quickly when we get older. Increasingly fragile skin As we get older, our skin begins to lose elas...
Source: Advanced Tissue - July 28, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound healing Source Type: news

QAPI Strategies: Pressure Injury Prevention
1.0 Contact Hour Available: This webinar recording reviews the five elements of QAPI, discusses pressure ulcer prevention and identifies many unique and practical prevention interventions. By Carolyn Brown, BS, MEd, RN, ARM, CWS, FACCWS, and Advanced Tissue’s Clinical Consultant The post QAPI Strategies: Pressure Injury Prevention appeared first on Advanced Tissue. (Source: Advanced Tissue)
Source: Advanced Tissue - July 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: Alice Strange Tags: Webinar pressure ulcers Source Type: news

Advanced wound care: Using 3-D imaging in wound assessment
  Imagine snapping a picture of your wound and sending it to your doctors to track and measure your healing progress. They can record the image and measurements, add them to your digital health record and reference them at a later date. It’s wound care documentation that feels futuristic but is becoming a standard reality in health care. Using electronic devices and images can save physicians about five to 10 minutes during the documentation process for each wound, according to Global BioTech Insights. Advancements in 3-D imaging add supplemental features to wound assessment and documentation that turn tradition...
Source: Advanced Tissue - July 21, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound Care Wound care products wound debridement Source Type: news

Preventing Pressure Injury Litigation
1.0 Contact Hour Available: This webinar recording examines the increasing probability of litigation in LTC regarding pressure ulcer management and discusses opportunities for minimizing the risk of malpractice and improving documentation of quality care. By Carolyn Brown, BS, MEd, RN, ARM, CWS, FACCWS, and Advanced Tissue’s Clinical Consultant The post Preventing Pressure Injury Litigation appeared first on Advanced Tissue. (Source: Advanced Tissue)
Source: Advanced Tissue - July 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Webinar pressure ulcers Source Type: news

Palliative Wound Care: When Healing is Not a Realistic Goal
1.0 Contact Hour Available: This webinar discusses the goals of palliative wound care which includes preventing deterioration of the skin, reducing discomfort and pain associated with the wound, containing exudate, managing wound odor and preventing infection in the wound site. By Carolyn Brown, BS, MEd, RN, ARM, CWS, FACCWS, and Advanced Tissue’s Clinical Consultant The post Palliative Wound Care: When Healing is Not a Realistic Goal appeared first on Advanced Tissue. (Source: Advanced Tissue)
Source: Advanced Tissue - June 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Webinar wound care Source Type: news