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Wound Care Market
Growing Despite Economy
Although many markets will be impacted by the current
economic climate, the treatment of wounds is not one
of them, according to a healthcare market research publisher's
latest report on the wound care industry. More
KCI Launches New
KCI has launched its new V.A.C. GranuFoam Bridge Dressing
in the United States, further expanding the portfolio
of dressings used in the treatment of chronic wounds.
Smith & Nephew
Introduces Portable NPWT System
Smith & Nephew Inc's Advanced Wound Management division
announced the US launch of its next negative pressure
wound therapy product, the new RENASYS GO, designed
to address the needs of clinicians and their active,
mobile patients. More
New Therapies May
Ease Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis
A new understanding of the cause of atopic dermatitis
in adults and children has led to an improved and more
targeted treatment approach. More
Study Identifies Protein's Potential Use in
In a new study, researchers have shown that a specific
protein plays an important role in inhibiting the development
and spread of melanoma tumors in mouse and in human
skin models. More
FDA Advises on
Serious Adverse Event with Psoriasis Drug
The Food and Drug Administration issued a public health
advisory concerning 3 confirmed and 1 possible report
of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, a rare
brain infection, in patients using the psoriasis drug
Raptiva (efalizumab). More
APWCA Hosts Annual
Conference in April
A new scientific agenda and a roster on internationally
renowned faculty will be among highlights of the American
Professional Wound Care Association's annual conference
April 2-5, 2009, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. More
FROM THE PAGES OF ADVANCES IN SKIN & WOUND CARE
Earn CME/CE credit by reading
the peer-reviewed, continuing education article in the March
2009 issue of Advances in Skin & Wound Care and
taking the test.
for Developing Evidence-Informed Practice Recommendations:
Venous Leg Ulcer Example
Yannie Aass, HBA; Heather McConnell RN, BScN, MA; Laure Perrier,
MEd, MLIS; M. Gail Woodbury, BSc, BScPT, MSc, PhD; R. Gary
Sibbald, BSc, MD, FRCPC (Med, Derm), ABIM DABD, MEd, FAPWCA
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in Advances in Skin & Wound Care's April 2009
- Pressure ulcer prevention
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Detecting skin erythema
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