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Upfront with Ostomies
In the United States, approximately    100 000 persons undergo ostomy surgery every year.1 Because colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the US, we can expect to see many more ostomies…
Children With Wounds: Asking the Right Questions
The Seventh International Society of Pediatric Wound Care (ISPeW) meeting in Houston, TX, is history, but as usual, it made history. I feel empowered after exchanging ideas for 3 days with like-…
Guest Editorial
In a recent column in Wounds,1 Laura Bolton explored preventing injury due to patient falls in the acute care setting.2,3 As a Faller (pun intended), I was amused to see how at-risk patients were…
Empirical Studies
Abstract The nursing culture in long-term care (LTC) settings may affect quality measures such as pressure injury (PrI) rates.  PURPOSE: The study was conducted to evaluate the relevance of an…
Empirical Studies
Abstract Colorectal cancer is common in China, and studies on the sexuality of patients with an ostomy are limited, particularly information about the relationship between sexual…
Empirical Studies
Abstract Although urinary incontinence (UI) in hospitalized patients is a frequent health problem, research on the subject is limited. Purpose: A prospective, descriptive study was…
Special Report
Article Special Report: Can a Bed Reduce Fall Risk? According to a prospective pilot study conducted among 12 residents of a senior living community in Illinois, use of a specialty bed…
Children With Wounds: Asking the Right Questions
Background Cutaneous reactions to medications, viruses, and other agents represent a chameleon of skin eruptions, including urticarial, morbilliform, fixed, pustular, scarlatiniform,…
Pearls for Practice
Background The vast majority of chronic wounds are colonized by different microorganisms and contain biofilms; the probability of their healing properly is limited when the bacterial…
Letter to the Editor
Letter With regard to Schank JE. Special report: Terminating the Kennedy Terminal Ulcer. Wound Manag Prev. 2019;65(4):18–22: The article explored the origins of the Kennedy Terminal Ulcer (KTU),…
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