Category Archive: Pressure Ulcers

Putting the Pressure on to Take it Off: Pressure sores are preventable

December 9, 2016

Pressure injuries the ‘scarlet letter’ of patient care Date: December 8, 2016   Author: Karen Palmer, Maureen Taylor & Joshua Tepper Linda Murphy visited her mother-in-law regularly at her nursing home, noting she was becoming more isolated as her Alzheimer’s disease advanced. She was already mostly bedridden after breaking both hips in two separate falls. But Murphy never looked at her mother-in-law’s skin. “I never made a habit of checking her feet or legs,” says Murphy, who lives in Ottawa. “We were…

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MIT, Mass General Develop Second Skin to Treat Eye Bags, Other Signs of Aging |

May 13, 2016

Research collaborators at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have come up with a special material that can act as a “second skin” to impart a youthful Source: MIT, Mass General Develop Second Skin to Treat Eye Bags, Other Signs of Aging |

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New List of Never Events for Hospital Care in Canada – Health Quality Ontario (HQO)

September 21, 2015

Source: New List of Never Events for Hospital Care in Canada – Health Quality Ontario (HQO)

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GEs New Multi-Parameter Probe to Prevent Pressure Ulcers

March 20, 2015

GEs New Multi-Parameter Probe to Prevent Pressure Ulcers.

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Bugging Out: Maggots-in-a-bag a new way to use an old debridement modality.

January 7, 2015

January 06, 2015 BioBag Now Available for Biosurgical Wound Debridement Share this article: facebook twitter linkedin google BioBag Now Available for Biosurgical Wound Debridement BioMonde announced the launch of BioBag, a biosurgical medical device for the debridement of various wounds including pressure ulcers, neuropathic ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, and non-healing traumatic or surgical wounds. BioBag is the first contained biosurgical dressing cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). RELATED: Wound Care Products BioBag provides easy application for rapid debridement of non-healing…

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Researchers regrow lost muscle in injured patients with novel stem-cell technique | Canadian Healthcare Network – Physicians

May 1, 2014

Researchers regrow lost muscle in injured patients with novel stem-cell technique | Canadian Healthcare Network – Physicians.

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