Archive for May, 2017

Wound Care Treatment Research Involving Unlikely Sources

Smartware for wound care is one of the major advancements of medical technology, and has made treating wounds significantly more efficient thanks to effective wound care documentation. Helping further are the technological advancements being made in topical treatments and dressings that have the potential to bring about remarkable results. DRGN-1 from the Komodo Dragon for […]

Open Wounds – Types and Treatment Options

Falls, collisions, and vehicle accidents can cause open wounds. An open wound is an injury that involves an external or internal break in body tissues and the skin. In open wounds, the skin is cracked open, leaving the underlying tissue exposed to the outside environment, which makes it more vulnerable to bleeding and infections. The […]

Smart Bandages that Track Wound Progress to Begin Trial

Often patients with wounds are advised to return to the doctor within a certain amount of time. However, depending on the type of wound, it may take a longer time to heal or some others would have become infected before the patient’s visit. Now, technology can change the wound care trends. Scientists at Swansea University […]

Learn about the Causes and Treatment Options for Diabetic Foot Ulcer

Poorly controlled diabetes often results in complications such as foot ulcers, usually occurring at the bottom/top of toes, pad of foot, or heel of foot. A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore caused by neuropathic (nerve) and vascular (blood vessel) complications of the disease. Foot ulcers are prone to infection, which may even lead […]