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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
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
wet-to-dry dressing

Webinar: Goodbye Wet-to-Dry Wound Care – The Good, the Bad, the Options

Join Shield HealthCare and the Wound Care Education Institute on 9/27/16 for a free webinar: Goodbye Wet-to-Dry Wound Care: The Good, the Bad, the Options.

Aimee Sharp
wound management guide

Introducing Our New Wound Management Guide

This pocket-sized wound management guide includes the updated NPUAP guidelines and is over 45 pages long helpful charts and full color photos.

John Maynard
Pressure Injury

Webinar Video and Slides: Pressure Injury – Choosing the Right Treatment

In this hour-long recording webinar, you can learn about pressure injury treatment interventions including repositioning,offloading and more.

John Maynard
Pressure Injury Treatment

Pressure Injury: Choosing the Right Treatment Webinar

In this hour-long webinar, learn pressure injury treatment interventions including: repositioning/offloading, non-compliant patients, and topical products.

Brooke Phillips
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