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New Jersey Fights
against Pressure Ulcers
New Jersey signs into law a new bill that requires nursing
homes to use pressure redistribution mattresses for
all residents. More
Foamex, Media, Pennsylvania, a producer of polyurethane
foam-based solutions and specialty comfort products,
has introduced BodyZone and BodyZone Ultra as new solutions
to pressure ulcer prevention and treatment. More
WHO Issues New
Hand Hygiene Guidelines
The World Health Organization issued its new guidelines
on Hand Hygiene in Health Care, the first global patient
safety challenge. More
Formulations May Broaden Use in Wound Healing
New formulation enhancements for Cardium Therapeutics’
Excellarate product candidate are designed to simplify
and broaden the use of Excellarate for diabetic ulcers,
and also to expand the potential applicability into
a number of additional wound healing market opportunities,
including pressure and venous ulcers, as well as major
surgical and serious trauma wounds. More
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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.
NursingCenter.com launches resource page on nursing ethics
Take some time to explore this great collection of FREE articles addressing ethical issues in nursing practice. More
FROM THE PAGES OF ADVANCES IN SKIN & WOUND CARE
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ABCs of Skin Care for Wound Care Clinicians: Dermatitis
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Gary Sibbald, BSc, MD, MEd, FRCPC (Med Derm), MACP, FAAD,
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