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A 75-Year-Old Female With Ulceration of Breast Skin

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  Abstract: An elderly female presented to a North Carolina wound care center (Sandhills Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, Hamlet, NC) with ulcerative lesions of both breasts. After a thorough investigation, an Internet search yielded a list of possible causes, of which candidiasis exacerbated by friction seemed the most likely diagnosis....

Effect of Alertness Level and Backrest Elevation on Skin Interface Pressure

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  Abstract: Introduction. Critically ill patients may experience reduced mobility and sensation related to various pharmacologic therapies and treatments, making this patient population especially susceptible to pressure ulcers....

Hypochlorous Acid: An Ideal Wound Care Agent With Powerful Microbicidal, Antibiofilm, and Wound Healing Potency

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  Abstract: Introduction. Chronic wounds and the infections associated with them are responsible for a considerable escalation in morbidity and the cost of health care....

A 5-Year Retrospective Study of Descriptors Associated With Identification of Stage I and Suspected Deep Tissue Pressure Ulcers in Persons with Darkly Pigmented Skin

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  Abstract: Background. As skin assessment is critical to pressure ulcer prevention, it is essential that practitioners performing skin assessments understand individuals with dark skin tones may represent at-risk persons....

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Severe injuries to lower limbs occurring in the pediatric population represent a unique challenge for reconstructive surgeons. The need for optimal anatomical repair and functional recovery must take into consideration several variables that may remarkably affect overall outcomes, length of hospitalization, and quality of life during recovery.

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