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Wound Care Nursing

The Art and Science of Wound Care Nursing

By Kara S. Couch, MS, CRNP, CWS for the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) National Nurses...

Aimee Sharp
Is It Infected?

Webinar Video: Is It Infected? How Do I Really Know?

All chronic wounds have bacteria residing in them. Determining how much – and how severe – are important factors for healing. Watch this webinar for free!

John Maynard
Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis

Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis: Prevalence, Economic Impact and the Benefits of Prevention

Incontinence-associated dermatitis, or IAD, is an inflammation of the skin that occurs when the skin...

John Maynard
Bandage Burns

Can Tilapia Skin be Used to Bandage Burns?

In this article, originally published by STAT News, learn the new ways that doctors are trying to bandage burns: strips of sterilized tilapia.

Aimee Sharp
how to care for a wound at home

After the Hospital: Laceration Care at Home

Learn how to care for a wound at home that has been stapled, sutured, taped, glued or simply left open to heal, and watch out for these signs of infection.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
heal wounds

Hydrogel Helps Skin Cells ‘Crawl’ Together to Heal Wounds: Study

By Amy Wallace for UPI.com TORONTO, Dec. 14 (UPI) — People with diabetes may have a new tool...

Aimee Sharp
pressure ulcer staging

Pressure Injury Staging: Are You Sure It’s a Pressure Injury?

Before beginning treatment of a pressure injury, check this guide to avoid a common error of confusing it with incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD).

Sarah McIlvaine
incontinence-associated dermatitis

Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis: Infographic

Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) is an inflammation of the skin that can be painful for patients and can lead to the development of pressure ulcers

Sarah McIlvaine
Accelerate Wound Recovery

Healing Human Flesh: NASA’s New High-Tech Gauze Could Accelerate Wound Recovery

New technology from NASA’s Technology Transfer Program brings forth a type of polymeric bandage that may assist wounds on human flesh to heal faster.

Aimee Sharp
wet-to-dry dressing

Goodbye Wet-to-Dry Wound Care Webinar Video and Supplemental Material

Watch this recorded webinar presented by Shield HealthCare and the Wound Care Education Institute. Learn about better options beyond wet-to-dry dressing.

Aimee Sharp
Webinar: Clinical and Lifestyle Concerns with an Ostomy
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