How Sadiq plans to eradicate acid attacks, and better support victims
Sale of dangerous acids to under 18s have been banned in an effort to halt the recent rise of acid attacks in London. Now the physical
pyschological trauma of the victims needs to be considered.
An apps to assess how severe a burn is
From first aid to reducing scars, new knowledge and technology is helping medical staff to bring faster, easier, better treatment for burn patients.
Experts go out on a limb for better wound care
Innovators in the field of wound care are working to improving the quality of life for over two million people, whose life is made miserable by wounds.
Terror threats and acid violence bring wound and scar care into focus
Wound care, treating scars and reconstructive surgery have been brought into sharp focus; they are now are motivating new solutions and awareness campaigns.
Good news for people with foot and leg ulcers
Leg and foot conditions including ulcers are being overlooked. Now a new campaign urges patients and clinicians to stand up for legs.
Cutting edge techniques for wound care healing
A large wound technology industry has evolved in supporting clinicians in this area and research is at an all-time high.
What happens if you're burned as a child?
Being burned or scalded as a child means years of painful treatment and, in the worst cases, hundreds of operations to release the scar tissue as they grow.
The growing burden of leg ulcers in the UK
Improved treatment, diagnostics and greater patient participation could help to reduce both the financial and the social cost of leg ulcers in the UK.
Rethinking treatment for pressure ulcers
According to research conducted by the University of Leeds 7% of patients in hospital has a pressure ulcer and new methods need to be developed to prevent the problem growing.
Spreading the knowledge on pressure ulcers
The bittersweet memory of supporting his elderly grandmother who was left immobile due to a pressure ulcer gave Russell Jones the inspiration to set up Pressure Ulcers UK.
Under pressure: why it’s time to heal these wounds
Wound care has been dubbed the ‘Cinderella’ health problem – but greater awareness of the cost of doing nothing for patients with wounds has sent a clear invitation to act.
Change, opportunities and challenges: wound management in changing healthcare systems
Non-healing wounds require a systematic approach as well as the dedicated involvement of different medical specialties and professions, but internationally this remains a challenge to achieve.
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