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This case study aims to present the management of a very high output ileostomy in the acute and critical care setting. We will discuss the contributing factors that lead to the complexity of ostomy…
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The three main components of local wound management include debridement, control of infection/inflammation, and moisture balance (Bohn, Schultz et al., 2017). This is also true in the resolution of…
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Clinically evaluate an advanced extracellular matrix (ECM) technology across different Canadian care settings for the management of chronic wounds. Participants (n=33) aged 18–98 were recruited from…
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The epidemic of diabetes has long-term, life-altering effects on every system in the body, with diabetic foot ulcers requiring an interdisciplinary approach to management and prevention of…
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In this case report, the author describes the use of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) in addition to standard medical care to manage Fournier’s gangrene wounds in a 66-year-old male patient.…
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Flap reconstruction of pressure ulcers offers an important clinical means of decreasing morbidity in hospitalized patients. Unfortunately, complication rates following pressure ulcer reconstruction…
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Fournier’s gangrene is a rapid and aggressive form of necrotizing fasciitis of the external genitalia. The reported mortality rate varies, but can range as high as 75%. Most patients have such a high…
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The treatment of chronic venous ulcers continues to be a challenge. Appropriate compression therapy is the gold standard for treatment of these problems, but managing the multiple issues with the…
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Overcoming the factors that contribute to delayed healing, including inflammation, hypoxia, and bacterial colonization, is the primary challenge in successfully treating chronic wounds. Insufficient…
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Significant advances over the past decade have occurred in burn wound management that have improved outcomes and quality of life. Patients with larger burns are at an increased risk of nosocomial…
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