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Results from a five-year pressure ulcer prevention project in an Australian university hospital

Pressure ulcer (PU) prevention is an area within healthcare that poses ongoing challenges for clinicians, but which is also the focus of a growing body of evidence demonstrating the efficacy of prevention protocols. The Royal Melbourne Hospital...

Powder keg: The dangers of powder in surgical gloves

The dangers of powder in surgical gloves have long been known and well-documented. Eliminating the use of glove powder can help eliminate several adverse health effects that may result from its use, such as postoperative adhesions, granulomas, wound...

Multi-layer foam dressings with Safetac in pressure ulcer prevention: a review of the evidence to help change clinical practice

Pressure ulcers are a challenging problem. They have a significant impact on patient morbidity, mortality and quality of life. Furthermore, they are associated with substantial treatment-related costs and may result in litigation and government...

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