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Wound Innovations to lead $5.25 million Aged Care research project

MEDIA RELEASE: Wound Innovations to lead $5.25 million Aged Care research project

Aug 15, 2019

Wound Innovations to lead $5.25 million Aged Care research project with Flinders University and global partner Paul Hartmann Pty Ltd With an increased focus on Wound Management in the Aged Care sector, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has announced funding for this Aged Care Technology CRC-P. The project duration is 18 months…

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Wound Product User Guide Now Available

Aug 7, 2019

We are excited to announce the second edition of our popular Wound Product User Guide is now available on our website, for both digital download and print! A limited number of printed guides are available on our shop, so if you are interested in obtaining the updated print version, head to the product page here.…

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Are Hydrocolloid Dressings Recommended for Skin Tear Management - Take our Quiz

True or False: Hydrocolloids are Not Recommended for Skin Tears? Take our Wound Knowledge Test!

Jul 23, 2019

Skin Tear management includes evidence-based wound management as well as preventative strategies which will assist in preventing wound deterioration and future skin tears. Hydrocolloid Dressings are adhesive, waterproof dressings comprised of various gel forming properties including carboxymethyl-cellulose, pectin, gelatin and elastomers. Hydrocolloids provide a moist wound environment, aid in autolytic debridement, conform to body shape,…

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Which of these is a local risk factor for foot ulceration?

What are local risk factors for foot ulceration? Take our Wound Knowledge Test!

Jul 16, 2019

Foot disorders are a major cause of morbidity and hospitalisation, especially for diabetic individuals. There are both local and systemic risk factors for foot ulceration and resulting amputations. From the below, which is the local risk factor for foot ulceration? A. Gender B. Callus C. Infection D. Smoking Take our Quiz and find out! Did…

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National Diabetes Week 2019 - Foot Ulcers 2 day difference

National Diabetes Week 2019: How Does Time Impact your Feet?

Jul 15, 2019

National Diabetes Week 2019 Page by Diabetic Foot Australia  We get it. Fitting your feet into your daily routine can prove a challenge. But did you know an estimated 50,000 Australians currently have a diabetic foot ulcer and at least another 50,000 have a history of diabetic foot ulcers? When you think about how much…

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Where do venous ulcers generally develop

Where do Venous Leg Ulcers Generally Develop? Take our Wound Knowledge Test!

Jul 9, 2019

Optimal care planning of a leg ulcer requires assessment of the individual, their wound and their healing environment. The location of an ulcer is one of the wound characteristics required to be assessed. Arterial leg ulcers most often occur at/or below the ankle region. Where do venous leg ulcers generally develop out of the options…

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