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Contact Dermatitis and Wound Management

March 19, 2019
by Hy-Tape International, Inc. Contact dermatitis is a major concern for health care professionals involved in wound management. The condition can have a significant impact on patients' well-being ...

Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Topical Management Strategies

August 28, 2019
By Hy-Tape International According to a published study, the global prevalence of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) is 6.3%, with male patients and older adults being the most likely to be affected.1 Thi...

Dressing for Prevention: Effective Wound Dressing Securement for Infection Prevention

January 31, 2018
by Hy-Tape International In order to promote rapid healing, improve patient comfort and prevent complications, it is important that healthcare professionals actively work to prevent infection. One ...

Helicoll® Skin Substitute: Unique Biocompatible Scaffold that Allows the Growth of Cells and Blood Vessels within 4 to 5 Days resulting in Accelerated Skin Tissue Regeneration

August 10, 2023
Helicoll® is a highly bioactive and cell-conducive bioengineered skin substitute made of Type-I collagen (>97% pure), which serves as an acellular construct to enhance tissue regeneration for wound ma...

How Accurate Outcomes Reporting Can Help Improve Wound Healing and Patient Care

June 8, 2017
By Amanda Steinhauser, LVN, WCC Everyone has heard the numbers; wound care costs in the United States are reported to be in excess of fifty billion dollars annually. Moreover, more than six million...

Keeping Them Moving: How Activity Benefits the Healing Patient

March 21, 2018
by Hy-Tape International Maintaining an active lifestyle is critical to good health; this is especially true for patients recovering from wounds or extended hospital stays. Robust activity can impr...

Legal Perils and Pitfalls of Wound Care: Adjusting Expectations

January 23, 2020
By Heidi Cross, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CWON "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." – Charles Dicken When Charles Dickens wrote this introduction to his Victorian-era novel, A Tale of T...

Medical Adhesives and Wound Dressing Application Strategies

June 14, 2017
By Hy-Tape International Nurses and other health care professionals often dress dozens of wounds in a single day. Each wound must be appropriately cared for using best practices in order to reduce ...

Neonatal Skin and Wound Care: Preventing Skin Injury

April 26, 2019
By Hy-Tape International, Inc. Infants pose a major challenge for wound care professionals. Because neonatal skin is immature and thin compared with adult skin, it is more easily damaged and requir...
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