Leg ulcer cleansing – a new approach

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 […]

Safe to Compress: A Practical Pathway for Managing VLUs From Assessment to Healing

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.

Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD): A clinical update

The aim of this webcast is to outline the causes, clinical presentation and management of the common conditions relating to Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD). Alison Parnham will discuss the potential implications that too much moisture can have on the skin. She will summarise the importance of assessment, introduce a simple classification tool for MASD, the S.M.A.R.T resource […]

ADVANCES IN IPC FOR HARD-TO-HEAL VENOUS ULCERS

Watch this important session on advances in Intermittent Pneumatic Compression (IPC) therapy for hard-to-heal venous ulcers. The session will include presentations from Dr Rhys Morris who will describe the physiological effects of IPC. Dr Jane Davies will introduce WoundExpress as a new technology and, to conclude, Karen Staines and Nicky Ivins will share case studies […]

CHALLENGING CLINICAL JUDGEMENT: INFECTION VERSUS INFLAMMATION

Local and systemic factors that contribute to inflammation need to be identified and managed. This webcast discusses how prolonged inflammation can have an impact on healing, how to identify inflammation in practice, and which patients are at risk. To begin, Breda Cullen will describe the difference between inflammation and infection through simple, easy and notable […]