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Study Shows Silver Kills Superbugs

Results from an in vitro study show that a wound dressing containing ionic silver is able to kill several strains of multidrug-resistant organisms, commonly referred to as “superbugs.”


New Antimicrobial Wound Dressing Approved

The Food and Drug Administration has granted clearance to SurgiClear, an antimicrobial silicone adhesive film dressing designed to cover and protect wound sites and wound closure devices, as well as secure other primary dressings to a patient's skin.


Still Time to Register for Symposium!

You still have time to register for the 27th Annual Clinical Symposium on Wound Care, October 20-23, 2012, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. We’ll see you there!


Net Health Systems Acquires Wound Care Strategies

Net Health Systems, a provider of clinical information systems for wound care, acquired Wound Care Strategies, Inc, developers of the TPS Electronic Medical Record software for wound care providers.



  FROM THE JOURNAL

From the pages of Advances in Skin & Wound Care
Earn CE/CME credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from Advances in Skin & Wound Care and taking the test.

Sickle Cell Disease and Leg Ulcers
Barry Ladizinski, MD, BS; Andrea Basakas, BS; Nisha Mistry, MD, BSc, FRCPC(Derm), DABD; Afsaneh Alavi, MD, FRCPC(Derm); R. Gary Sibbald, BSc, MD, MEd, FRCPC(Med Derm),MACP, FAAD, MAPWCA; and Richard Salcido, MD

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Richard ‘‘Sal’’ Salcido, MD

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Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN

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