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Abstract Existing evidence is inadequate to assume increased skin temperature is a risk factor for the development of pressure ulcers (PUs). PURPOSE: The purpose of this prospective, descriptive study was to examine the relationship…


Skin tears may be partial-thickness or full-thickness and can be caused by:

  1. Pressure and friction
  2. Shearing and friction
  3. Pressure and blunt trauma
  4. Blunt trauma and allergy
Original Research
The Skin Failure Clinical Indicator Scale (SFCIS), a proposed tool that uses readily available variables to assist in more definitively identifying skin failure, was…
Children With Wounds: Asking the Right Questions
Introduction The decision to perform a tracheostomy on an infant or older child receiving chronic respiratory support is complex and difficult. Tracheostomy…
Evidence Corner
In this installment of Evidence Corner, a systematic review of LED effects on dermatologic conditions and wounds and a second on LLLT effects on diabetic foot ulcers add…
Original Research
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the in vivo wound healing potential of an ointment prepared from Trifolium repens hydroethanolic extract (T repens) concerning…
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