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Pyoderma gangrenosum demographics, treatments, and outcomes: an analysis of 2,273 cases

The NIS database, developed for the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), is maintained by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). It is the largest publicly-available...

Hyperspectral imaging of tissue perfusion and oxygenation in wounds: assessing the impact of a micro capillary dressing

The aim of the study was to assess the potential of a micro capillary dressing to increase oxygenation, improve perfusion and reduction of oedema (tissue water index) in patients with therapy...

Outpatient negative pressure dressing therapy for pretibial lacerations in a patient with high anaesthetic risk: a case study

A 49-year-old female patient was diagnosed in infancy with pulmonary atresia, a ventricular septal defect and major aortopulmonary collaterals. The patient underwent a Blalock-Taussig shunt at aged 18...

The deteriorating DFU: prioritising risk factors to avoid amputation

The three risk factors for amputation illustrated as three intersecting rings of dominance (adapted from Armstrong and Mills)1.