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Background: Immobility in critically ill patients can lead to poor health outcomes. In a scenario where patients do not qualify for the standardized early mobility algorithms adopted by a health-care…
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Untreated biofilm in nonhealing wounds often progresses to infection, especially among poor and disadvantaged patients. In the U.S. annually, 8.2 million Medicare beneficiaries have a chronic…
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Problem: A significant rise in heel pressure injury (PI) incidence was noted with a peak rate of 15% in our 168-bed long-term care facility. A heel boot was in use for prevention, but compliance was…
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Autoimmune and other rare skin diseases pose a particular challenge to the wound care physician due to their pathergic response to debridement and injury, and poor wound healing. Examples include…
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Introduction: Evidence for single-use negative pressure wound therapy (sNPWT) in managing surgical incisions is demonstrated across surgical indications. However, there is limited evidence in chronic…
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Management of both the duration and magnitude of the mechanical loads applied to the skin and soft tissues has long been seen as the essential element of pressure injury prevention and management.…
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Chronic foot wounds, whether diabetic or nondiabetic, yield a multilayered, polymicrobial community of fast and slow growing aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, as well as fungus, yeast, and viruses. The…
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The use of negative pressure wound therapy with instillation (NPWTi-d) has gained wider adoption, due in part to the increasing complexity of wounds and patient conditions. Best practices for the use…
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The Braden Scale is a commonly used and validated outcome measure for pressure injury (PrI) prediction in the general population, particularly in hospitals and facilities. Our aim is to determine if…
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Background: The World Health Organization has recognized chronic wounds as a global health epidemic. Although wound healing knowledge and management techniques are expanding at an unprecedented rate…
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