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Wound Disinfection Study Announced
Ondine Biopharma Corporation has published a study demonstrating
the first successful decontamination of heavily methicillin-resistant
Staphylococcus aureus in animals. More
Cell Therapy for Venous Leg Ulcers
HEALTHPOINT, Ltd has initiated a Phase II clinical trial
investigating the efficacy of a topical spray containing
living keratinocytes and fibroblasts in venous leg ulcers.
to Prevent Pressure Ulcers and Reduce Patient Falls
KCI and Carroll Hospital Group have joined forces to
improve the overall safety of hospital patients. More
to Address Diabetic Foot Ulcers
The Department of Surgery at The University of Arizona
College of Medicine and OmegaGenesis, Inc, announced
an agreement to collaborate on potential remedies to
address diabetic foot ulcers. More
New Treatment Evaluated for Atopic Dermatitis
InfoMedics, Inc presented a poster detailing patients'
experience with desonide hydrogel for the treatment
of mild to moderate atopic dermatitis. More
Awards/Scholarship Program for 2009
The National Alliance of Wound Care, a multidisciplinary
professional wound care certification and membership
organization offering the WCC credential to nurses of
all levels, therapists, and physicians and their assistants,
has announced its 2009 annual Awards and Scholarship
at NPUAP Conference
The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel presented
several awards at its biennial conference. More
APWCA Offers Wound
Care Review Course
The American Professional Wound Care Association will
offer "The Essentials--A Comprehensive Review Course
on Wound Care Management and Intervention" on September
12-13, 2009, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. http://www.apwca.org/woundCareReview/.
For further information on this course and other APWCA
activities, visit http://www.apwca.org.
EWMA Will Hold
Conference in Finland
The 19th Conference of the European Wound Management
Association will be held May 20-22, 2009, in Helsinki,
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