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Povidone-iodine and chronic ulcers: a great controversy

Povidone-iodine is a product that is used by many professionals who treat wounds, but it also has many detractors... Despite not being new and having an enormously extended use, there is much ignorance and...

New recommendations about compression therapy

There's a big news flash! A very relevant consensus document on compression therapy has just been published: Risks and contraindications of medical compression treatment - A critical reappraisal. An international consensus statement. This is a...

How to prevent and treat skin lesions cuased by PPEs

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the main ally of health professionals in this COVID-19 crisis. That is why it is so important that they are always available and that their manufacture and maintenance comply...

What exercises can I do at home for phlebolymphedema?

The #StayHome is being one of the most important weapons in the fight against the COVID-19 health crisis. I believe that any trick or recommendation to best cope, physically and mentally, with this home...

Punch grafting as a painkiller for painful ulcers

Any excuse is always perfect for me to talk about punch grafting. But this time I have a "scientifically important" reason to do it. We have just published an article about the benefit of...

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CEAP Classification of Chronic Venous Disorders: Let’s all speak the same...

The CEAP classification (Clinical-Etiological-Anatomical-Pathophysiological) was created in 1994 to standardize the diverse manifestations of chronic venous disease. It was modified in 2004 to refer...

Distraction as analgesic strategy during dressing changes

Professionals  involved in wound management know that dressing changes represent an enormously stressful factor for patients, mainly because of the associated pain. Pain has...

Therapeutic pearl in post-surgical wounds

If anything makes me adore pearls is the elegance with which they help you succeed in any situation. In fact, the success  in our...

Chronic venous insufficiency from a dermatological perspective

"Chronic venous insufficiency from a dermatological perspective." This was the title of my lecture at the 7th Congress of the Spanish Society of Wounds...

Povidone-iodine and chronic ulcers: a great controversy

Povidone-iodine is a product that is used by many professionals who treat wounds, but it also has many detractors... Despite not being new and...

Compression is key to treating leg wounds

Some of you may have been struck by this title, which, instead of "venous ulcers", includes the term "leg wounds”. Leg wound is a...

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