The simple skin graft

 Dr Nikki Allorto, Specialist Surgeon, Pietermaritzburg Burn Service, University of KwaZulu Natal and the Burn Care The PMB Way Initiative. 

Under pressure: wound care for the prevention of HAPIs

HAPIs are linked to poorer health outcomes, lower quality of life, and higher healthcare expenses.

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Battling AMR in chronic wounds with nanocrystalline silver dressings

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in chronic wounds is an ever-present threat, but advanced silver-containing wound care dressings take the fight to…

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Using negative pressure wound therapy to reduce post-caesarean SSI risk

Despite efforts to reduce the frequency of their use, C-sections are among the most common surgical procedures worldwide. Post-surgical SSIs…

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Optimising dressings for chronic wounds to improve costs and shorten hospital stays

The high cost of wound care and the large amount of time required to treat chronic wounds places great strain…

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Best practice series:
Understanding the wound infection continuum

Delayed healing and wound infection continue to be a significant cause of human suffering, rising costs, and mortality, despite advances…

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NPWT for closed surgical incisions

Wound healing is a complicated process that needs to be carefully managed. Negative pressure wound therapy could provide an optimum…

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New generation NPWT technologies refining wound care

Negative pressure wound therapy has proven its use case as a next-generation wound care treatment, and new innovations are driving…

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Depth, size, and area affect outcomes in burn injury patients

Accurate burn depth, size and surface area assessment play a crucial role in the timing and approach to management.

Why use nanocrystalline silver for burns?

The introduction of silver into the burn wound care paradigm has resulted in great advances in curbing mortality and adverse…

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