Wound care

Study shows potential of electronic wound healing technology

A new study shows that electronic stimulation accelerates wound healing.

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Antibiotic arsenal needs new drugs, more education

Antibiotic resistance is still outpacing researchers’ ability to develop new types of antibiotics, and too many physicians still overprescribe, according to a policy brief released this week by the Health Affairs journal.

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Report finds NY nursing home inspectors underreport bedsores

Nearly one in 10 New York nursing home residents have bedsores. An advocacy group has found investigators lax in issuing citations.

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Infection control and the culture of safety

Infection prevention is about much more than hand-washing, and many skilled nursing facilities are re-examining their infection control processes under the culture of safety.

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Managing wounds via EHR has numerous benefits for one SNF

Implementing an electronic health record system and integrating an automated wound management solution into it has resulted in numerous benefits for one nursing and rehabilitation center.

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Wound therapy report comments due July 16

The draft of a new report for the federal government details the state of evidence related to the efficacy and safety of negative pressure wound therapy.

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Wound care trends highlighted in report

A new report notes trends driving growth in new products for wound care.

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FDA approves MRSA drug tedizolid

The Food and Drug Administration has approved tedizolid phosphate for the treatment of adult acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections caused by susceptible Gram-positive bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

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5 signs of bedbugs

Bedbugs have five telltale signs. Look for them to spot an infestation in the spaces within your community.

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Cleveland Clinic’s Cosgrove on short list to lead VA

With the resignation of Eric Shinseki last week, the job as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) had an immediate opening.

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