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  • AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Presents Phase 3 Results from ARX-04 Clinical Program at JAB Burn and Wound Care Symposium

    Thu, 11 Feb 2016

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACRX) today announced that a podium presentation will be made at the 38th annual John A. Boswick, M.D. Burn and Wound Care Symposium, which is being held February 14-18 ...

  • The North America Active Wound Care Market Is Estimated To Be Worth $2,353.7 Million By 2019, At A CAGR Of 3.1%

    Mon, 08 Feb 2016

    According to the Market Research Report " North American Active Wound Care Market by Method (Dressing, & Graft), by Application (Surgical Wound, & Ulcer), by End-User (In-Patient, & Out-Paient) - Analysis & Forecast to 2019 ", the North American active ...

  • Innovative wound-healing technique could save limbs

    Mon, 08 Feb 2016

    "The wound-care community is relatively small," said Chris Liscio, director of regenerative tissue products at Derma Sciences, a medium-sized company in Princeton, New Jersey, that makes amniotic membrane dressings. Most diabetic wounds are treated by ...

  • New radiology, wound-care services offered by Essentia

    Tue, 02 Feb 2016

    Doctors use a wide range of diagnostic imaging - including CT and MRI scans - to look inside the body for clues about medical conditions. As of January, patients of Essentia Health- International Falls Clinic who are in need of a CT or MRI scan will not ...

  • Livestream your gunshot wound? It may save your life

    Thu, 11 Feb 2016

    It's the latest example of the increased integration of technology into medical care, which includes experiments in providing treatments remotely and even using virtual reality. "It means patients can be seen before the emergency services even set off ...

  • Rise in Chronic Diseases to Boost the Global Wound Biologics Market by 2020, says Technavio

    Tue, 09 Feb 2016

    Allografts and autografts have higher efficacy rates than traditional wound care products and can boost the healing process of chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers and venous ulcers. Skin substitutes also include gene therapy along with tissue ...

  • Morning Checkup: Wound Care Center

    Wed, 03 Feb 2016

    Story Updated: Feb 3, 2016 at 8:56 AM EST Samaritan Medical Center's Advanced Wound Care Center has seen more than 200 patients since it opened about a year and a half ago. Dr. James Stillerman is the center's medical director. He talked about it during ...

  • Wound Care/MDS Nurse

    Mon, 08 Feb 2016

    Dove Healthcare South is offering a $1000 sign on bonus! If you are a Certified Wound Care Nurse or would like to become one, call and talk to our Director of Nursing about this great opportunity with our dynamic post-acute care and rehabilitation facility.

  • The connection between arterial disease and chronic wounds

    Mon, 08 Feb 2016

    Treatment options include daily cleaning of the wound and tailoring the appropriate wound care for the individual. Some particularly difficult wounds can be treated with a procedure known as Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), which delivers a high ...

  • Wound Care in Canada - New Market Study Published

    Tue, 09 Feb 2016

    ( - Although many consumers are leading increasingly sedentary lifestyles and spending more time inside (in part the result of advances in digital technology and entertainment), there is another group of US consumers which is increasingly ...

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