Should wounds ALWAYS be cleansed

The answer is NO. As many of you will have been surprised by this answer, I think this topic deserves a post:) You have...

Do not debride dry eschars on heels

When we find a necrotic plaque on a heel, the first thing that might come to our minds is "how do I remove it"......

Keratinocytes and their analgesic effect

I have decided to dedicate this post to the specific analgesic potential of keratinocytes because it is something that is hardly talked about in...

Emollients for eczema on legs

What is the best moisturising recommendation for the elderly with dry skin or those with eczema secondary  to venous insufficiency? You have probably asked yourself...

Eczema craquelé: when skin deteriorates like paintings

The craquelé effect on the skin is often found on the legs of the elderly, especially in winter. The name of these lesions, eczema...

The importance of footfall and footwear in venous ulcers

How little is said about the importance of footfall and footwear in people with venous ulcers! In this post we will understand why it...

Winter’s famous article and moist wound healing

We are going to analyse probably the most referenced article about wound healing, but probably also the least read. In fact, in any scientific text...

Repositioning and not removing scabs: two unwritten rules of punch grafting

The truth is that there are few written rules about punch grafting... In fact, it is difficult to find scientific publications with the most...

How long can I space out dressing changes of a leg ulcer?

First the pandemic and now the big snowfall... This year we have accumulated impediments to maintain the healing guidelines that we consider most beneficial...

Why animals do not develop venous ulcers?

Surely this question has ever crossed your mind... In this post we are going to see why vets never have to treat venous ulcers,...

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