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New microscopy technique can be used to study the progression of wound healing

A new microscope developed by researchers at the DSK Center for Optical Molecular Imaging has the ability to track collagen that helps in wound healing and can visualize blood vessel distribution around the wound. The...

Obesity: Skin issues and skinfold management

Nurses can help reduce injury through proactive assessment and early intervention. Takeaways: A common misconception is that adults who are obese can’t experience malnourishment because their weight suggests excess caloric intake. All clinicians should receive...

Potential new treatment for atopic dermatitis

Eczema is a common ailment for many people, but a more severe type of eczema not as well-known, atopic dermatitis (AD), may have a new treatment option available. AD is a more severe manifestation of...

Take action to solve causes of pressure injuries

Acute-care settings present challenges for PI prevention, but solutions exist By Jan Powers, PhD, RN, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FCCM, and Corinne (Cori) Ames BSN, RN, CMSRN Nurses are on the frontlines of pressure injury (PI) prevention,...