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July 30th 2021, 1:00pm
A case series found that skin-stretching external fixation devices coupled with negative pressure wound therapy was effective in treating large skin defects, suggesting that this method may be a cost-effective and safe alternative to more risky traditional methods.
July 27th 2021, 7:08pm
A patient with a diabetic foot wound who underwent negative pressure wound therapy experienced good healing, reduced amputation risk, and no wound infection, suggesting the treatment method could be effective in other patients with similar wounds.
July 23rd 2021, 3:03pm
High-intensity laser therapy (HILT) combined with wound dressing was superior to conventional wound care, according to a recent study.
July 20th 2021, 4:17pm
Comprehensive and multidisciplinary clinical approaches to chronic wound care are important to the management of wounds in older adults, according to a recent review.
July 14th 2021, 8:44pm
Different ulcer wound treatments were analyzed in elderly patients with multiple medical conditions, revealing that a multidisciplinary approach may be needed to ensure efficacy.
July 12th 2021, 8:45pm
Examination of surgical wound fluids revealed several peptides and proteins that could be useful in identifying biomarkers for wound healing and infection, potentially allowing providers to better diagnose and treat infections.
July 9th 2021, 12:47pm
A lack of consensus for the term “immunocompromised” suggests that studies demonstrating the effectiveness of infection prevention in surgical patients at a high risk of wound infection may have limited relevancy.
July 7th 2021, 4:33pm
Despite positive data showing that negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) can help accelerate wound healing for neck and head wounds, investigators of a review found that the presence of certain comorbidities may slow healing times.
March 20th 2021, 6:00pm
Wound care is costly, costing at least $28.1 billion annually for the Medicare population alone. Treating patients with wounds can be complex as they often have multiple comorbidities that impede wound healing.
June 21st 2018, 12:49am
The Justice Department said that Healogics, a Florida-based wound care chain, agreed to pay up to $22.51 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly causing wound care centers to bill Medicare for medically unnecessary and unreasonable hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy.