Compression therapy after dermatologic surgery on the leg

The truth is that I could also have titled this pearl "Compression therapy beyond venous leg ulcers". In fact, as I have commented in...

The color code of punch grafting

The technique of obtaining and applying grafts in the wound is very simple. However, to be successful with punch grafting, it is essential to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sclerotherapy gains against recurrence of venous leg ulcers

Recently, the 45th National Congress of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology took place in Madrid, where, with Dr. Rita Cabeza, I had the honour...

Why do wounds itch?

How many times have you heard "if a wound itches it is because it is healing"? Well, this popular belief has some truth to...

Large leg wounds after mild trauma

Large wounds secondary to mild trauma in the elderly are a frequent reason for consultation. The patient and his relatives describe very well the...

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...

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