Hypothetical Case Jim is a 29-year-old married dad of 3-year-old twin sons. He is dying of metastatic cancer of the colon. Understandably his wife, parents and siblings cannot accept that a cure is no longer an option and they are begging the whole team to do “something, anything to save Jim.” Jim has an ostomy
In the ongoing search for worthwhile reads, don’t forget the following page-turners about our Special Edition topic of Wound Care and Perioperative Practice. Psychology of Wounds and Wound Care in Clinical Practice Springer International Publishing The book, co-authored by Dominic Upton and Penney Upton, PhD, addresses the psychological impact of wounds and wound treatment and
Electrical stimulation works for the treatment of bacterial infections, paving the way for a viable alternative to medicinal antibiotics.
A new treatment for patients with serious burns using meshed split skin autograph and cultured, self-donated epidermal cells provided better wound healing.
A researcher from the University of Arkansas earned a $744,992 grant from the NIH to improve imaging and early detection of chronic wounds.
Smart glasses similar to Google Glass are helping skilled nurses provide better wound care and other treatment at a , health and rehabilitation center,
A smartphone app might help adolescents and young adults with spina bifida improve their daily self-management skills, which can help prevent skin wounds and other complications.
A newly designed vital sign monitoring system can improve patient safety in medical and surgical units without an abundance of unnecessary alarms.