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Study First: Driving the Case for Improving Hospital Wound Care

Tyson 2019 This Quality improvement Project demonstrated effective exudate absorption with decreased dressing change frequency and no peri-wound maceration. This undisturbed wound healing provided dressing cost savings, nursing labor savings, and improved healing duration outcomes. ...

MHC-2019-37867 Tyson QIP SAWC 2019_FINAL.pdf

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EVIDENCE: Better Outcomes for Skin Tears with New 5 Layer Bordered Foam Dressings

Nelson, 2018 A new flexible bordered foam dressing stayed in place over 6 days on skin tears, supporting +78% healing rate and minimizing periwound complications. #Evidence #Wound-Management #Undisturbed-Healing #Reduce-Pain ​​​​ #Post-Acute #Clinical-Education ​​

Nelson-2018-Wound Management.pdf

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The Use of a Silver Impregnated Soft Silicone Wound Contact Layer for Partial Thickness Burn Injuries in Pediatric Burn Patients

Howard, 2017 Pediatric partial thickness burns were managed with reduced pain and trauma using a silver soft silicone contact layer. The return to function was faster; hospital length of stay and the number of clinic visits was reduced for some patients which potentially lowered the cost of...


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Silver Soft Silicone Contact Layer in Extremity Burns: Our Experience

Gillenwater, 2017 In the management of small, non-circumferential extremity burns requiring excision and sheet grafting, the soft silicone silver contact layer appeared to reduce the risk of infection, and the number of staples required to secure the graft as well as the amount of friction...


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Use of a New Foam Dressing Technology with Unique Exudate Channels* (UEC) Under Compression to Handle Copious Thick, Viscous Exudate

Koerner I, 2016 "A new non-bordered conformable soft silicone foam dressing with Unique Exudate Channels* (UEC) transfered thick viscous exudate away from the skin and exceeded expectations for healing, long term wear and less pain for the patient." #Evidence #Wound-Management ...


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Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: Meeting the Complex Needs of an Exfoliative Skin Disorder Using a Simple Single Dressing Approach

Quimby II, 2015 An absorbent soft silicone antimicrobial exudate transfer foam dressing was utilized with secondary absorbent pads. The dressing demonstrated easy placement, atraumatic removal and promoted autolytic debridement while protecting the viable sub-epidermal tissue. #Evidence ...


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A 4-layered Superabsorbent Dressing* Versus the Standard ABD Pad in Managing Moderate to High Exudate Venous Leg Ulcers

Ferreras, 2016 For Venous leg ulcers, use of a four layer superabsorbent dressing reduced periwound maceration and improved healing. Fewer dressing changes, advanced graft expenditures and clinic visits resulted in lower costs. #Evidence #Wound-Management #Undisturbed-Healing ...


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Initial Patient Outcomes with use of an Absorbent Antimicrobial Soft Silicone Exudate Transfer Foam Dressing: A Case Series

Long, 2015 An absorbent antimicrobial soft silicone exudate transfer dressing decreased the frequency of dressing changes, supported epithelialization and decreased pain. #Evidence #Wound-Management #Undisturbed-Healing #Reduce-Pain #Exudate-Management #Reduce-Bioburden #Venous...


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Use of an Absorbent Soft Silicone Antimicrobial Exudate Transfer Foam to Treat WideSpread Bullous Lesions and Erythroderma Reaction in a Neutropenic Patient

Marshall, 2015 The absorbent soft silicone antimicrobial exudate transfer foam dressing handled large volumes of drainage negating the need to remove the base dressing frequently and reduced the number of dressing changes. Wound care was accomplished with minimal disruption of patient care for...