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The science of wound healing, my book

For all those who love reading books on paper, in my new book "The science of wound healing" you will find the most outstanding contents of my blog, with lots of iconography, clinical cases...

Leg ulcers due to heart failure?

Heart failure is the most frequent reason for hospitalization and readmission in the elderly. Although we do not usually think of it as a potential trigger for leg wounds, the reality is that it...

6 reasons why a venous ulcer does not heal despite compression therapy

Compression therapy is the mainstay of treatment for venous ulcers. In fact, it is very accurate to say that, "when faced with a venous ulcer, without compression there is no option for healing".  However, there...

Why punch graft attachment has not been achieved?

This is a question that you will have asked more than once all of you who are performing this technique:) As we have commented in other posts, punch grafts, even if they do not adhere...

Why does the classification of pressure ulcers fall short?

Because it does not include information that is very relevant in the evaluation of these wounds... As a reminder, the most widespread and widely used classification of pressure ulcers is the NPUAP/EPUAP (National/European Pressure Ulcer...

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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...

Why punch graft attachment has not been achieved?

This is a question that you will have asked more than once all of you who are performing this technique:) As we have commented in...

Why does the classification of pressure ulcers fall short?

Because it does not include information that is very relevant in the evaluation of these wounds... As a reminder, the most widespread and widely used...

The science of wound healing, my book

For all those who love reading books on paper, in my new book "The science of wound healing" you will find the most outstanding...

Tricks to avoid complications in acute wounds

The following mental association is very common: "acute wound = wound that will close without problems". However, an acute wound can become complicated and...

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