Professor Valerie Edwards-Jones describes her role as a microbiologist in developing a triple-layer silver face mask and why they offer increased protection.
Alison Parnham aims to help clinicians effectively maintain the integrity in individuals whose skin may be compromised, due to prolonged, or continuous exposure to moisture.
Skin cleansing in VLU care can be an overlooked area that requires a new approach and simple solutions. Learn about a novel approach to leg ulcer cleansing using Octenisan wash mitts to maintain healthy skin around the ulcer and to prevent infection. By attending watching this webcast, you will gain insight into: The importance of […]
The aim of the webcast is to give practical advice on using the ‘Safe to Compress’ pathway. The pathway provides a simple two-step plan, for the patient journey: 1. ASSESS AND CLEAN 2. HEAL 3. PREVENTION Each step includes practical guidance, decision-making based on the individual patient, and suitable product selections.
Ginny Deane, a TVN from Staffordshire, describes the overuse of Silver dressings and advises clinicians to consider using Activon® Manuka Honey as a safe and effective alternative. It is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent that is effective against planktonic bacteria and biofilms, while promoting autolytic debridement of slough and necrotic tissue. #TVNTV
When applying compression, the first step is to understand the materials in compression garments and their impact on venous insufficiency. The step step, and the cornerstone of patient-centred compression is to fully understand the patient’s lifestyle, wound and other health factors. In this session the key considerations in both steps are discussed. This session was […]
Fiona Downie and Jacqui Fletcher discuss medical adhesive-related skin injuries and how the Appeel Sterile Adhesive Remover is an appropriate product for reducing skin trauma. #TVNTV
Gemma Davies describes how and when to use UCS Debridement Cloths, a sterile pre-moistened cloth, for mechanical debridement of wounds and surrounding skin. #TVNTV
JuxtaLite is an adjustable velcro compression device that can help support patients to self care, which is especially pertinent at the moment. Teresa Mitchell demonstrates how to use JuxtaLite and how it can be adjusted to support the individual patient needs. #TVNTV
What is wound hygiene? Dr Leanne Atkin explains its role as part of an early biofilm-based intervention strategy to manage hard-to-heal or chronic wounds. Further information can be found on the below websites: international-consensus-defying-hard-to-heal-wounds-with-an-early-antibiofi-lm-intervention-strategy-wound-hygiene (1) Wound Hygiene site ConvaTec site