Kevin Y Woo

Summary

Affiliation: Women's College Hospital
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional validation study of using NERDS and STONEES to assess bacterial burden
    Kevin Y Woo
    Wound Healing Clinic, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ostomy Wound Manage 55:40-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint A randomized crossover investigation of pain at dressing change comparing 2 foam dressings
    Kevin Y Woo
    Wound Healing Clinic, The New Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 22:304-10. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Vacuum-assisted closure home care training: a process to link education to improved patient outcomes
    Kevin Y Woo
    Wound Healing Clinic, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int Wound J 5:1-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Minimising wound-related pain at dressing change: evidence-informed practice
    Kevin Y Woo
    Women s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int Wound J 5:144-57. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Assessment and management of persistent (chronic) and total wound pain
    Kevin Woo
    Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Int Wound J 5:205-15. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Reduction of bacterial burden and pain in chronic wounds using a new polyhexamethylene biguanide antimicrobial foam dressing-clinical trial results
    R Gary Sibbald
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 24:78-84. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint SILVER versus other antimicrobial dressings: best practices!
    Kevin Y Woo
    Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Technol Int 17:50-71. 2008
  8. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to evaluate an antimicrobial dressing with silver alginate powder for the management of chronic wounds exhibiting signs of critical colonization
    Kevin Y Woo
    School of Nursing, Queen s University, Kingston, and Wound Care Consultant, West Park Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:503-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Continuous topical oxygen for the treatment of chronic wounds: a pilot study
    Kevin Y Woo
    School of Nursing, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:543-7. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Wound bed preparation and oxygen balance--a new component?
    R Gary Sibbald
    Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int Wound J 4:9-17. 2007

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional validation study of using NERDS and STONEES to assess bacterial burden
    Kevin Y Woo
    Wound Healing Clinic, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ostomy Wound Manage 55:40-8. 2009
    ..5% and 69.4%, respectively. Considering the importance of this clinical diagnosis, studies to examine the predictive validity of these assessment variables and culture results are warranted...
  2. doi request reprint A randomized crossover investigation of pain at dressing change comparing 2 foam dressings
    Kevin Y Woo
    Wound Healing Clinic, The New Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 22:304-10. 2009
    ..Pain at dressing change is the result of several factors including trauma and skin stripping caused by the repeated removal of adhesive dressings...
  3. doi request reprint Vacuum-assisted closure home care training: a process to link education to improved patient outcomes
    Kevin Y Woo
    Wound Healing Clinic, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int Wound J 5:1-9. 2008
    ..The discussion highlights the challenges and potential solutions to integrate NPWT into a seamless continuum of care including a community-based patient care model...
  4. doi request reprint Minimising wound-related pain at dressing change: evidence-informed practice
    Kevin Y Woo
    Women s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int Wound J 5:144-57. 2008
    ..A team approach is needed to address the experience of living with wound related pain within a holistic framework. The importance of regular pain assessment and strategies to minimize traumatic during wound care are highlighted...
  5. doi request reprint Assessment and management of persistent (chronic) and total wound pain
    Kevin Woo
    Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Int Wound J 5:205-15. 2008
    ..The recommendations have been developed with the involvement of an interprofessional panel of health care professionals from around the world...
  6. doi request reprint Reduction of bacterial burden and pain in chronic wounds using a new polyhexamethylene biguanide antimicrobial foam dressing-clinical trial results
    R Gary Sibbald
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 24:78-84. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint SILVER versus other antimicrobial dressings: best practices!
    Kevin Y Woo
    Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Technol Int 17:50-71. 2008
    ..These issues are summarized as SILVER: Signs of bacterial damage, the need for Ionic silver, Log reduction of bacteria, Vehicle (importance of moisture balance), Effect on normal cells, and Bacterial Resistance...
  8. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to evaluate an antimicrobial dressing with silver alginate powder for the management of chronic wounds exhibiting signs of critical colonization
    Kevin Y Woo
    School of Nursing, Queen s University, Kingston, and Wound Care Consultant, West Park Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:503-8. 2012
    ..The primary objective of this study was to evaluate if a topical silver dressing that consists of silver alginate powder is effective in managing chronic wounds that exhibit signs of critical colonization and promoting wound healing...
  9. doi request reprint Continuous topical oxygen for the treatment of chronic wounds: a pilot study
    Kevin Y Woo
    School of Nursing, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:543-7. 2012
    ..Signs of bacterial damage were also reduced. Findings from this study suggest TCOT may be beneficial in promoting chronic wound healing...
  10. ncbi request reprint Wound bed preparation and oxygen balance--a new component?
    R Gary Sibbald
    Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int Wound J 4:9-17. 2007
    ..Recent adaptations have brought together many of the current components. This article proposes yet another element of WBP, that of 'oxygen balance'...
  11. ncbi request reprint The use of antimicrobial dressings in chronic wounds: NERDS and STONEES principles
    Kevin Y Woo
    West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Technol Int 20:73-82. 2010
    ..This article reviews and offers succinct recommendations pertaining to the management of wound infection in clinical practice...
  12. doi request reprint Local wound care for malignant and palliative wounds
    Kevin Y Woo
    West Park Health Care Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 23:417-28; quiz 429-30. 2010
    ..To enhance the clinician's competence in providing local wound care for malignant and palliative wounds...
  13. ncbi request reprint Treating patients with painful chronic wounds
    Patricia Coutts
    Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Nurs Stand 23:42-6. 2008
    ..This article describes this dressing, presents some of the clinical evidence to support its use and proposes a four-step wound pain management model...
  14. doi request reprint Exploring the effects of pain and stress on wound healing
    Kevin Y Woo
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:38-44; quiz 45-6. 2012
    ..The impact of pain on the individual can contribute to stress and compromise quality of life. The purpose of this article is to review the relationships among pain, stress, and wound healing...
  15. doi request reprint The biology of chronic foot ulcers in persons with diabetes
    R Gary Sibbald
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:S25-30. 2008
    ..Key evidence related to alteration in tissue perfusion, bacterial balance, sustained proteases and cytokines release, leukocyte function, and growth factor production at the local wound level are summarized...
  16. doi request reprint Chronic wound pain: a conceptual model
    Kevin Y Woo
    Wound Healing Clinic, The New Women s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:175-88; quiz 189-90. 2008
    ..To present the wound care practitioner with a model for the assessment and treatment of wound-related pain...
  17. doi request reprint Special considerations in wound bed preparation 2011: an update©
    R Gary Sibbald
    Public Health Sciences and Medicine, International Interprofessional Wound Care Course and Masters of Science in Community Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 24:415-36; quiz 437-8. 2011
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Evidence-based approach to manage persistent wound-related pain
    Kevin Y Woo
    School of Nursing, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 7:86-94. 2013
    ..A systematized approach is recommended for the management of wound-associated pain with the objectives to address pain relief, increase function, and restore overall quality of life...
  19. doi request reprint Pressure ulcer staging revisited: superficial skin changes & Deep Pressure Ulcer Framework©
    R Gary Sibbald
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 24:571-80; quiz 581-2. 2011
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Chronic wound-associated pain, psychological stress, and wound healing
    Kevin Y Woo
    School of Nursing, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Technol Int 22:57-65. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review the relationships among pain, stress, and wound healing...
  21. doi request reprint Peristomal skin complications and management
    Kevin Y Woo
    Wound Healing Clinic, The New Women s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 22:522-32; quiz 533-4. 2009
    ..To provide the wound care practitioner with an overview of practical approaches to prevent and treat common peristomal skin conditions...
  22. ncbi request reprint New advances in compression therapy for venous leg ulcers
    Kevin Y Woo
    Queen s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Technol Int 23:61-8. 2013
    ..This article synthesizes and appraises the evidence for various types of compression therapies. It also addresses best practice recommendations for the management of leg ulcers when arterial circulation is considered suboptimal. ..
  23. doi request reprint V.A.C. therapy in home care
    R Gary Sibbald
    Int Wound J 5:iii-iv. 2008
  24. doi request reprint Dressing-related pain in patients with chronic wounds: an international patient perspective
    Patricia E Price
    Department of Wound Healing, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Int Wound J 5:159-71. 2008
    ..This study adds substantially to our knowledge of how patients experience wound pain and gives us the opportunity to explore cultural differences in more detail...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evidence-informed practice in a just-in-time format: Woundpedia and the World Union of Wound Healing Societies
    R Gary Sibbald
    Ostomy Wound Manage 54:6, 8. 2008