Silver sulfadiazine: adored by some, detested by others.

Silver sulfadiazine cream (better known by its commercial names) remains, since the 70s, in the top of products used in wound healing, predominantly in...

Why do we use topical zinc on wounds and perilesional skin?

Zinc in wounds is a subject that has never lost its relevance. Zinc is a trace element, i.e. a metal found in the body in...

What if we heal with music?

Pain in a skin wound is triggered during dressing changes, which in some cases are daily. Dressing changes can become a real stress for...

Topical corticosteroids in chronic wounds

Why? Many of the uses of corticosteroids in medicine are based on their anti-inflammatory power. This effect can be harmful in those clinical situations in...

Interest of topical corticosteroid in Martorell ulcer

Today I am going to talk about a treatment strategy that we normally use in our wound clinic, with excellent results, in the hypertensive...

Reasons for the hyaluronic acid boom in wound healing

Hyaluronic acid is in vogue in the world of wound healing. And it seems that this privilege position will last long time. The key...

Compression therapy and scar massage in post-traumatic and post-surgical leg wounds

The healing process of any leg wound is conditioned by gravity force. The inflammatory process inherent in any leg wound involves an alteration in the...

Silver in wound healing

Why? The antimicrobial activity of silver has been demonstrated in vitro, including multi-resistant bacteria such as MRSA. To be bactericidal, silver has to turn into...

Band and bandage: not the same thing

A band is called a bandage when it is placed on the patient's leg and, therefore, its properties are different. A band may be...

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