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Understanding wound infection

Wound infection can have a considerable impact both on wound healing and patient quality of life. Thus, it is important

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PROSHIELD◊ Skin Care

PROSHIELD◊ Skin Care is formulated for the prevention and management of IAD on both intact and injured skin.  

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Understanding self-management

Promoting supported self-management is key during the current healthcare climate.

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Wound debridement: what GPNs should know

The ability to recognise the need for debridement is a vital skill for general practice nurses (GPNs), since it is

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Understanding skin tears

Skin tears are common injuries among the elderly population. Thus, it is important to be aware of risk factors and

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Wound exudate: what GPNs should know

Highly exuding wounds can affect people of all ages, often causing distress, anxiety and social isolation. Managing these challenging wounds

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PolyMem®

This module explores the benefits of PolyMem, which can be used in a wide variety of wounds at different stages

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Wound Assessment

A systematic and holistic approach to wound assessment is vital to ensure the delivery of high quality wound care. This

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AQUACEL® Extra™ and Ribbon dressings

AQUACEL® Extra™ and Ribbon dressing are designed to meet the specific demands of everyday exuding wounds and wound cavities. 

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AQUACEL®Ag+ Extra™

AQUACEL® Ag+ Extra™ has all the benefits of Hydrofiber® Technology plus ionic silver for infected, or wounds at risk of infection. 

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Anatomy and physiology of the skin and the wound healing process

Having a good understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the skin can help support and direct the skills used

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Debridement

Debridement involves the removal of necrotic tissue, slough, and any other type of bioburden from a wound in order to

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AQUACEL® Foam dressings

AQUACEL® Foam dressings feature a Hydrofiber® interactive wound contact layer, providing holistic exudate management, supporting the body's natural healing process. 

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Wound exudate: assessment and management

The goal of exudate control is to ensure a balance between too much and too little. This module looks at

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Zetuvit® Plus Silicone

Zetuvit® Plus Silicone is a superabsorbent dressing with a silicone interface.

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HydroTac®

HydroTac® is a Hydro-Responsive Wound Dressing (HRWD) with AquaClear Technology designed to accelerate epithelialisation.

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HydroClean® plus

HydroClean® plus is a Hydro-Responsive Wound Dressing (HRWD) that cleanses, debrides, desloughs and absorbs.

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Atrauman®

Atrauman® is a range of wound contact layers, which provide gentle wound care, atraumatic protection as well as antibacterial action.

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Kliniderm® superabsorbent

Kliniderm® superabsorbent is a four-layer superabsorbent dressing held together by a hypoallergenic seal. 

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SurgihoneyRO™

SurgihoneyRO™ is a cutting-edge technology, an antimicrobial wound gel utlising bio-engineered honey to deliver Reactive Oxygen™.

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Management and treatment of skin tears

In this module, the final in a three-part series on skin tears, you will learn about initial treatment, assessing the

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Taking the fear out of wound infection: conquering every day issues

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist Broadcast: 11 December 2018

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Venous leg ulcers: importance of early assessment and intervention for long-term success

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist Broadcast: 27 November 2018

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Using best practice to treat wound infection: time to go green

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist Broadcast: 3 October 2018

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Using best practice to improve wound assessment

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist Broadcast: 25 September 2018

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Prevention and risk assessment of skin tears

In this module, the second in a three-part series on skin tears, you will learn about intrinsic and extrinsic risk

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Prevalence, incidence and common complications of skin tears

In this module, the first of a three-part series on skin tears, you will learn about the definition of skin

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Activa Leg Ulcer and ActiLymph® Hosiery Kits

The Activa Leg Ulcer Hosiery Kit and ActiLymph® Hosiery Kit provide viable alternatives to bandages for healing venous leg ulcers.

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Appeel® Sterile Medical Adhesive Remover range

The Appeel® Sterile Medical Adhesive Remover range helps to remove medical adhesive appliances from intact and broken skin.

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LBF® Barrier Cream and Sterile Barrier Film range

LBF® Barrier Cream and the Sterile Barrier Film range are designed to deal with factors that can affect skin integrity.

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Managing wounds in primary care

This article highlights the role of general practice nurses (GPNs) in the care of a variety of wounds that are ...

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Key principles of care for patients with diabetes

This feature looks at diabetes patient care.

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Dementia: communication and care in practice

This feature looks at good dementia-specific communication skills. 

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Flaminal

Flaminal® Forte and Flaminal® Hydro are a new class of wound-healing enzyme alginogels, which debride a range of wounds and manage moisture

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Biatain® Silicone

Biatain® Silicone is a soft, flexible, absorbent foam dressing with a soft silicone adhesive border.

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Consultation with children: challenges, rights and responsibilities

This feature explores how to undertake successful paediatric consultations and the skills required.

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Malnutrition in COPD: meeting patients’ nutritional needs

How nutritional screening and appropriate management of malnutrition can improve outcomes for patients with COPD.

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Debriding and cleansing wounds

This video explains how UCS? debridement cloth offers a safe and convenient way of caring for wounds and skin.

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The realities of advanced nursing care in the community

With the number of people with multiple long-term conditions predicted to rise, this feature looks at the challenging role of advanced nursing practice.

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Honey

This Advancis module examines the use of honey in modern wound care. Read more here.

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Exudate

This Advancis module highlights the importance of controlling the volume of exudate that a wound is producing.

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Hydrogel dressings

Designed to hold moisture at the wound surface, hydrogel dressings provide the ideal environment for wound cleansing and autolytic debridement.

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Superabsorbent dressings

These dressings are designed for use on wounds of varying aetiologies that produce a moderate-to-high volume of wound fluid. 

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Wound contact layers

Wound contact layers are single layers of non-adherent mesh-like material designed to protect fragile tissue on the wound bed.

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Hydrophilic foam dressings

This Advancis module introduces Advazorb hydrophilic foam dressings that control exudate, while also providing a moist wound healing environment.

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Introduction to foam dressings

Foam dressings are absorbent dressings that can be used on wounds producing a low to high volume of wound fluid.

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Simplifying the wound healing matrix

The session, by Julie Trudigan, explores how dressings can impact on wound healing.

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Debridement as part of the wound assessment process

Discussion, with Simon Barrett, around the use of debridement as part of the wound assessment process.

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Measuring secrets for providing the perfect fit

Presentation by Martin Tadej, covering how compression works in prevention and management.

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High exudate management

A workshop, by Beverley McLoughlin, exploring exudate and its role in the wound healing process.

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Liqua Care® Diabetic FlowGel Orthotics

The first NHS approved orthotic insoles proven to help prevent diabetic foot ulceration by offloading peak pressures and increasing circulation. 

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Managing exudate and preventing biofilms in primary care

This feature on exudate looks at how excess volume can delay healing and the importance of effective management.

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C-reactive protein point-of-care testing for lower respiratory tract infections

With over use of antibiotics in health care being a growing concern, C-reactive protein testing can help improve diagnostic certainty. 

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GPN Managing wounds in primary care

This article highlights the role of general practice nurses (GPNs) in the care of a variety of wounds that are becoming increasingly commonplace in primary ...

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GPN Record Keeping

This feature focuses on the quality of record keeping; its important, and the potential consequences if standards are not met.

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Recognising and managing patients with interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease is the collective name given to over 200 different types of parenchymal lung disorders.

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