Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 04 January 2017

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Guidelines

Pressure ulcers: prevention and management of pressure ulcers

Pressure ulcers are caused when an area of skin and the tissues below are damaged as a result of being...

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Journal articles

Safe and effective deodorization of malodorous fungating tumors using topical metronidazole 0.75 % gel (GK567): a multicenter, open-label, phase III study (RDT.07.SRE.27013).

Malignant fungating tumors are neoplastic tumors associated with skin ulcers, which are susceptible to microbial colonization. Bacterial infection and proliferation may lead to malodor causing distress to patients.

Added 6 months ago

Comparative Effectiveness of a Bioengineered Living Cellular Construct vs. a Dehydrated Human Amniotic Membrane Allograft for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers in a Real World Setting.

We evaluated the comparative effectiveness of a bioengineered living cellular construct (BLCC) and a dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane allograft (dHACM)...

Added 1 year ago

Simvastatin as a novel therapeutic agent for venous ulcers: a randomized, double–blind, placebo–controlled trial

Background:Although the standard treatment for venous ulcers is compression, drugs may be used as adjunctive therapy. Simvastatin has shown potential...

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CME

Pressure ulcers: assessment and management

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Union of European Medical Specialists (via European Accreditation Council for CME)
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