Archive for June, 2015

Enzymatic Debridement and NPWT for Chronic Pressure Ulcers

Chronic pressure ulcers that are difficult to heal present a continuous challenge in wound care. With decreased mobility and skin aging, the elderly are at particular risk for chronic pressure ulcers. Debridement is a significant process that is found to be effective in reducing the risk of infection and promoting healing. Enzymatic debridement with clostridial […]

Clinical Study to Confirm Using Aurix Therapy for Chronic Wounds

The initiation of a new clinical study has been announced by Nuo Therapeutics, Inc to examine the efficacy of Aurix, a biodynamic hematogel in treating diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), venous leg ulcers (VLUs), and pressure ulcers (PUs). The study comprises three randomized controlled protocols. Its aim is to demonstrate the effectiveness of complete wound healing […]

Wound EMR for Effective Wound Care Management at Skilled Nursing Facilities

Though the success rates in healing advanced wounds at skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) is high, pressure ulcers, neuropathic ulcers, and chronic wound conditions pose a continuous challenge in these facilities. Facilities that stick to the basics of pressure ulcer prevention have only proven their ability to reduce facility-acquired pressure ulcers. The major focus of SNFs […]

High Market Growth Expected for Advanced Wound Care by 2018

According to a new study by RNCOS entitled “Global Advanced Wound Care Market Outlook 2018,” a higher market growth is expected for advanced wound care (AWC) therapies and products by 2018. If the global AWC market was worth US$ 6.8 Billion in 2013, it is estimated to grow up to US$ 9.1 Billion by 2018. […]