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Chronic Wound. What you have to know
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Chronic Wound. What you have to know

A chronic wound is an injury that doesn’t heal in six weeks. Factors that contribute to chronic wounds include increased bacterial load, inappropriate treatment, trauma, lower extremity wounds, senescent/aberrant cells and so on

Dressings and topical agents to treat the pressure ulcers
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Dressings and topical agents to treat the pressure ulcers

Bedsores (also called pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers) are injuries of the skin and underlying tissue, resulting from prolonged pressure on the skin. Westby MJ and Coll have successfully conducted a network meta-analysis of dressings and topical agents for healing pressure ulcers. This review includes 51 RCTs involving a total of 2964 participants, comparing 39 different dressings or topical agents for the healing of pressure ulcers.

Prevention of diabetic wound ulcer
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Prevention of diabetic wound ulcer

Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. Untreated high blood sugar from diabetes can damage your nerves, eyes, kidneys, and other organs.

Silver foam dressing and zinc-hyaluronic gel for the treatment of partial thickness hand burn injuries
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Silver foam dressing and zinc-hyaluronic gel for the treatment of partial thickness hand burn injuries

The hydrofiber dressing consists of a superficial polyurethane waterproof layer and a multilayered absorbent surface containing 1.2% ionized silver. Zinc-hyaluronic acid promotes cell regeneration.
Gergo Jozsa conducted this study in which 37 children were treated conservatively with a special dressing at first intervention containing Hydrofiber dressing with silver foam and Zn-hyaluronic gel to determine their effectiveness on partial-thickness hand burns.

Smoking and wound healing
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Smoking and wound healing

Oxygen is the basis for wound healing, and it begins at the cellular level. Smoking deprives the body of the oxygen it needs to repair wounds and build new tissue. not many people know that smoking also slows down the healing process.

Lymphatic System and Wounds
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Lymphatic System and Wounds

The ‘Lymphatic System’ is a complex network of tissues & organs that play an imperative role in homeostasis of extracellular space. Patients suffering from lymphedema have increased the risk of wound formation.

Dehydrated human amnion/chorion membranes and wound healing
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Dehydrated human amnion/chorion membranes and wound healing

Wound healing is a well-coordinated sequence of events in which signalling and remodelling of the extracellular matrix (ECM) are integral components. dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane (dHACM) has demonstrated clinical efficacy in the enhancement of wound repair compared with standard compression therapy.

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