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wound care


So-called minor ailments can have a significant impact on patients’ lives, writes Carlene McMaugh Common ailments are those conditions that a person would reasonably be expected to self-treat on their …

Pharmacists should have access to any subsidised wound care provision scheme, Guild says in response to AMA proposals If public funding is provided to doctors to provide wound care for …

Pharmacists can do a lot to help wounds heal well, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The practice of wound care in pharmacy can be relatively simple, or the pharmacy may choose to …

Pharmacists are being urged to take a leading role in dealing with chronic wounds during Wound Awareness Week Chronic wounds are a “hidden affliction,” says Wounds Australia, ahead of the …

A surgical glue that quickly seals wounds without the need for staples or sutures could transform emergency medical treatments in Australia Biomedical engineers from the University of Sydney and the United States have collaborated …

Science or Snake oil: do Band-Aids really ‘heal cuts twice as fast’? Don’t believe the hype. Band-Aids might protect minor cuts but there’s no publicly available evidence they speed up …

The company has withdrawn claims its Band-Aid products are “clinically proven” to heal wounds “two times faster” following a request to release clinical trial data Dr Ken Harvey from Monash …

What role can pharmacy play in sports health and physical activity promotion? Chris Brooker investigates In most community pharmacies it’s one of the categories that regularly turns over without being …

“Yesterday I supplied a dressing containing silver to a Repat patient. On checking the invoice I discovered we’d lost approx $80 on the script. As neither of our 2 full-line suppliers stock the …

Researchers from Monash University are set to examine whether aspirin can improve the healing rates of leg ulcers in older adults.

Clinical tips on wound care: why the person in the white coat needs to be on the floor. You are presented with a small child with a bleeding injury from …