Facing the challenge of COVID-19: A real life pathway approach for treating diabetes foot ulcers – sponsored by Urgo Medical
Graham Bowen and Michelle Goodeve describe the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on diabetic foot ulcer care in the UK. Adapting is required in the ‘new normal’ to ensure that patients continue to receive evidence-based care. Graham introduces a pathway that can help guide DFU management during these times. This session was first […]
3D’s A New Educational Framework to Improve Care for Patients with Leg Ulcers – sponsored by Urgo Medical
This session from Wounds UK Annual conference 2020 presented by Dr Caroline Dowsett and Joanne Nichols covered the principles of 3D in practice: person-centered diagnosis, evidence-based decisions and inclusive dialogue.
Tracy Vernon discusses a safe first-line approach to managing skin tears. Visit the URGO website here Download the skin tears best practice document here
Lesley Newport discusses how compression hosiery, specifically Altiform and the Altipress 40 Leg Ulcer hosiery kits, can help patients who are suitable, willing and capable to self-care. Resources: https://www.urgostartplus.co.uk/our-hosiery-range
Caroline Dowsett describes the role of multi-component bandages, specifically UrgoKTwo, in the management of venous leg ulceration. Related links and resources Additional information on UrgoKTwo A comparison of interface pressures of three compression bandage systems Efficacy of two compression systems in the management of VLUs results of a European RCT
Become an #EverydaySuperhero with practical tips to provide patient-centric, effective leg ulcer care.