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Product Technology Overview: Drawtex™ Hydroconductive Dressing

July 10, 2014
By Brittany Charmaine Sumpter and James McGuire DPM, PT, CPed, FAPWHc Drawtex™ wound dressings utilize a hydroconductive material to aid the clinician in wound bed preparation. It is a highly absor...

Product Technology Overview: DuoDERM® Hydrocolloid Dressing

August 1, 2014
By Elliot Fialkoff and James McGuire DPM, PT, CPed, FAPWHc Ulcers, wounds, and burns come in many different shapes and sizes based in part on their etiology, which also varies dramatically. As many...

Product Technology Overview: Optifoam Heel® Dressing by Medline Industries, Inc.

March 12, 2015
By Tasneem Masqati and James McGuire DPM, PT, CPed, FAPWHc The majority of the wounds of the lower extremity are of arterial, venous or neurotrophic(diabetic) origin. ...

Product Technology Overview: RTD® Wound Dressing

August 18, 2014
By Sejal Bhojani and James McGuire DPM, PT, CPed, FAPWHc RTD® (Retro-Tech Dressing) is a foam wound dressing that has been designed to promote healing in chronic wounds by utilizing silver ion (Ag+...

Product Technology Overview: sorbion sachet EXTRA

December 24, 2014
By Evangelia Athanasoula and James McGuire DPM, PT, CPed, FAPWHc The sorbion sachet wound dressing, manufactured by sorbion GmbH & Co. in Germany and marketed in the US by Alliqua Biomedical, is a ...

Proper Wound Care Product Use

June 3, 2011
By Laurie Swezey RN, BSN, CWOCN, FACCWS Making decisions in today’s wound care world must take several entities into account. The patient/client and the practitioner must work together to decide ...

Purchasing Wound Care Supplies: Potential Patient Hurdles

September 2, 2020
It all started with a phone call at close to midnight on a Saturday night from my physician’s phoneline app. It was an established wound care patient calling me to state that his negative pressure the...

Review: Assessment of Chicken-Egg Membrane as a Dressing for Wound Healing

June 15, 2016
By Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Journal Review Club Editor's note: This post is part of the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM) journal review club blog series....
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