Rutgers University Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Program

March 4, 2020

Rutgers University-Camden now offers its Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Education Program in an online format. Nurses with their BSN are able to enroll in this program which includes a 160-hour clinical practicum that can be completed in the Baltimore area.

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Integra LifeSciences Launches AmnioExcel Plus Placental Allograft Membrane

February 24, 2020

Integra LifeSciences Holding Corporation, a leading global medical technology company, today announced the launch of AmnioExcel® Plus Placental Allograft Membrane, its latest wound care offering to support soft tissue repair. AmnioExcel Plus is a next generation, thicker, tri-layer, non-side specific allograft consisting of amnion-chorion-amnion layers that aids in creating an environment to help close complex wounds.

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Wound Care Product Uses Patient’s Own Blood to Promote Healing

February 24, 2020

RedDress announced the launch of ActiGraft as the first wound care treatment that enables healthcare providers to produce – in real time – a patient’s blood into an autologous whole blood clot tissue to heal wounds and ulcers. The product was recently granted 510(k) marketing clearance by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Rutgers University-Camden Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Program

February 19, 2020

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Education Program prepares highly skilled nurses who care for vulnerable patients across multiple healthcare settings. The program starts every September and takes approximately one year to complete.

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Precision Scaffolds Tailor Biomaterials to Promote Wound Healing

February 14, 2020
Physics World

Biomaterials are used in the clinic as dressings that promote healing of wounds or burns. In addition to conventional wound dressings, scientists are developing skin substitutes containing patient-derived cells, as well as biomaterials that incorporate growth factors to stimulate and facilitate the healing process.

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Multidisciplinary Team Approach Needed for Limb Salvage and Treatment of Wounds

January 21, 2020
Vascular News

“When it comes to complicated wounds, it is important to acknowledge that we cannot do it alone,” argued David Davidson (Buffalo Medical Group, Buffalo, USA), before emphasizing that “we need a truly multidisciplinary limb preservation team” during his presentation on team approaches to wound care at the Desert Foot Conference (4–7 December 2019, Phoenix, USA).

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Addressing the silent crisis of venous leg ulcers and its impact on patients

January 9, 2020
Venous News

With the level of spending on wound care in the billions of pounds, both the financial and health-related impact of venous leg ulcers cannot be understated. Dan Carradice speaks to Venous News about the latest report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vascular and Venous Disease, which articulates the extent of this important issue, and what can be done to improve care in the UK.

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