Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Topical Management Strategies

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 This prevalence, coupled with the potential for complications and the severe effect on quality of life the condition can have, makes DFUs one of today’s most serious […]

Arterial Ulcer Wound Dressings and Challenges

Most chronic wounds are one of three types: venous stasis ulcers, pressure ulcers, and diabetic ulcers.1 However, a fourth group of chronic wounds—arterial ulcers—is an important cause of disability and amputation.2 While fewer people are affected by arterial ulcers than the other ulcer types, those who have arterial ulcers struggle with a uniquely difficult condition.  […]

Dressing for Prevention: Effective Wound Dressing Securement for Infection Prevention

Wound infections pose a serious problem that can lead to delayed healing and life-threatening complications. Prevention is key. By following best wound care practices and using dressings that are properly secured, strong, waterproof, and gentle, health care professionals can help reduce the incidence of cross-contamination and wound infection. Read more on our WoundSource.com sponsored blog […]