Pressure ulcers: applying All Our Health, OHID (updated 10th June 2022)
This updated guidance contains a new definition of ' pressure ulcer ' and the latest data on NHS costs for pressure ulcer treatment. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reconstruction of Pressure Ulcers Using a Synthetic Matrix Reconstruction of Pressure Ulcers Using a Synthetic Matrix
The use of a synthetic hybrid-scale fiber matrix may help promote wound closure after flap reconstruction of pressure ulcers.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Smith and Nephew's PICO(TM) 7 and PICO 14 Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Systems are the first systems indicated to aid in reducing the incidence of both deep and superficial incisional surgical site infections and dehiscence
LONDON, Jan. 24, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN,NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, is pleased to announce new indications for use for its PICO 7 and PICO 14 Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Thera... Devices, Wound Care Smith & Nephew, PICO 7, PICO 14, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Inguinal Lymphocele After Angiomyomatous Hamartoma Resection Inguinal Lymphocele After Angiomyomatous Hamartoma Resection
Find out how negative pressure wound therapy played a role in the successful treatment of a postoperative lymphocele after angiomyomatous hamartoma resection.Wounds (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 3, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Featured review: What are the benefits and risks of beds, mattresses and overlays for preventing and treating pressure ulcers?
Monday, August 16, 2021 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 16, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Author interview: Suite of reviews on pressure ulcers
Pressure ulcers, also known as pressure sores or bed sores, are wounds to the skin and underlying tissue caused by prolonged pressure or rubbing. People who have mobility problems or who lie in bed for long periods are at risk of developing pressure ulcers.Cochrane Wounds has recently published a suite of reviews on this topic, lead author Chunhu Shi tells us about these reviews.How did this suite of reviews come about?The relative effectiveness of different types of beds and mattresses (support surfaces) for preventing pressure ulcers prevention came out as a “top uncertainty” in a priory setting exercise involving pa...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Experiences of secondary health conditions amongst people with spinal cord injury in South Africa: a qualitative study - Pilusa SI, Myezwa H, Potterton J.
BACKGROUND: Secondary health conditions (SHCs) such as pain, pressure sores, sexual problems, bowel and bladder problems are prevalent throughout the lifespan of people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Studies have reported that SHCs decrease life expectancy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Vitamins, Zinc, and Arginine in Pressure Ulcer Patients Vitamins, Zinc, and Arginine in Pressure Ulcer Patients
What benefits might the administration of these nutritional supplements offer in the management of patients with stage 4 pressure ulcers?Wounds (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 28, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Prevalence of risk for pressure ulcers, malnutrition, poor oral health and falls - a register study among older persons receiving municipal health care in southern Sweden - Neziraj M, Hellman P, Kumlien C, Andersson M, Axelsson M.
BACKGROUND: Although pressure ulcers, malnutrition, poor oral health and falls are common among older persons, causing deteriorated health status, they have not been studied altogether among older persons receiving different types of municipal health care.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

NPWT May Not Improve Complication Rate After Gynecologic Surgery NPWT May Not Improve Complication Rate After Gynecologic Surgery
Use of prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) may not be appropriate in surgical cases where women undergo a laparotomy for presumed gynecologic malignancy, according to recent research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Efficacy of NPWTi-d for a Complex Chronic Venous Leg Ulcer Efficacy of NPWTi-d for a Complex Chronic Venous Leg Ulcer
Might negative pressure wound therapy with instillation and dwell time provide an effective means of managing complex chronic ulcers?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

NPWTi and Dwell Time to Treat Pyoderma Gangrenosum NPWTi and Dwell Time to Treat Pyoderma Gangrenosum
In this report, a case of pyoderma gangrenosum of the lower extremity was successfully treated using negative pressure wound therapy with instillation and dwell time.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Assessing the Need for NPWT Utilization Guidelines Assessing the Need for NPWT Utilization Guidelines
Negative pressure wound therapy is widely used in wound management, but selecting the appropriate system can be challenging. Is it time for more standardized clinical guidance?Wounds (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 4, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Smith and Nephew's PICO(TM) Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System again shown to significantly reduce surgical site complications
LONDON, Jan. 27, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN,NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, is pleased to announce a new publication showing that its PICO Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (... Devices, Surgery, Wound Care Smith & Nephew, PICO , Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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