Summary: Maintenance of the hygienic state of the skin under optimal conditions of cleanliness and comfort. Effective in skin care are proper washing, bathing, cleansing, and the use of soaps, detergents, oils, etc. In various disease states, therapeutic and protective solutions and ointments are useful. The care of the skin is particularly important in various occupations, in exposure to sunlight, in neonates, and in PRESSURE ULCER.
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- Honey dressings in wound careIrene Anderson
University of Hertfordshire
Nurs Times 102:40-2. 2006
- Using the Ottawa Model of Research Use to implement a skin care programKathleen Graham
Patient Care, Queensway Carleton Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
J Nurs Care Qual 19:18-24; quiz 25-6. 2004Addressing skin care issues requires a systematic and comprehensive approach...
- Evidence-based skin care management in radiation therapyMaurene McQuestion
Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Semin Oncol Nurs 22:163-73. 2006..To review published studies evaluating interventions for the prevention and management of radiation skin reactions/dermatitis...
- Cost-effectiveness of the Australian Medical Sheepskin for the prevention of pressure ulcers in somatic nursing home patients: study protocol for a prospective multi-centre randomised controlled trial (ISRCTN17553857)Patriek Mistiaen
NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 8:4. 2008....
- Self-assembly of palmitoyl lipopeptides used in skin care productsValeria Castelletto
Department of Chemistry, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AD, United Kingdom
Langmuir 29:9149-55. 2013..peptide amphiphiles C16-GHK, C16-KT, and C16-KTTKS (C16 denotes a hexadecyl, palmitoyl chain) used in commercial skin care products is examined...
- Neonatal skin careG L Darmstadt
Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
Pediatr Clin North Am 47:757-82. 2000The relative importance of neonatal health and neonatal skin care has been highlighted in recent years as infant mortality rates have decreased while death rates during the neonatal period remain unacceptably high in many areas of the ..
- Effectiveness of No-Sting skin protectant and Aquaphor on water loss and skin integrity in premature infantsD H Brandon
Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC 27710, USA
J Perinatol 30:414-9. 2010..In addition, with no data regarding the use of No-Sting in the neonatal population and its desirability because it requires less infant manipulation and less nursing time, it was important to evaluate the use of this product...
- Effect of olive and sunflower seed oil on the adult skin barrier: implications for neonatal skin careSimon G Danby
Academic Unit of Dermatology Research, Department of Infection and Immunity, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, University of Sheffield Medical School, Sheffield, UK
Pediatr Dermatol 30:42-50. 2013Natural oils are advocated and used throughout the world as part of neonatal skin care, but there is an absence of evidence to support this practice...
- Effect of standardized skin care regimens on neonatal skin barrier function in different body areasNatalie Garcia Bartels
Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Pediatr Dermatol 27:1-8. 2010The effect of topical skin care products on neonatal skin barrier during first 8 weeks of life has not been scientifically evaluated...
- Population-based inorganic mercury biomonitoring and the identification of skin care products as a source of exposure in New York CityWendy McKelvey
Division of Environmental Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10007, USA
Environ Health Perspect 119:203-9. 2011..Mercury is a toxic metal that has been used for centuries as a constituent of medicines and other items...
- Vitamin E-loaded silk fibroin nanofibrous mats fabricated by green process for skin care applicationXiaoyue Sheng
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Lab, College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Donghua University, Shanghai 201620, PR China
Int J Biol Macromol 56:49-56. 2013..Our data presented impressive skin benefits of this VE-loaded SF nanofibrous mats, suggesting a promising applicative potential of this novel product on personal skin care, tissue regeneration and other related area.
- Infant skin-cleansing product versus water: a pilot randomized, assessor-blinded controlled trialTina Lavender
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
BMC Pediatr 11:35. 2011..The aims were to produce baseline data which would inform decisions for the main trial design (i.e. population, primary outcome, sample size calculation) and to optimize the robustness of trial processes within the study setting...
- A prospective randomized, placebo-controlled skin care study in women diagnosed with breast cancer undergoing radiation therapyTracy K Gosselin
Oncology Services, Duke University Health System, Durham, NC, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 37:619-26. 2010To compare the effectiveness of three different skin care products versus a placebo in reducing the incidence of radiation therapy-induced skin reactions prophylactically.
- Skin care management in cancer patients: an evaluation of quality of life and tolerabilityAnn Cameron Haley
Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Support Care Cancer 19:545-54. 2011The objective of this study is to evaluate quality of life (QoL) and tolerability of three articles specifically developed for cancer skin care management (skin moisturizer, face moisturizer, and face wash).
- Skin care and pressure ulcersCarol Dealey
University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust and University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Adv Skin Wound Care 22:421-8; quiz 429-30. 2009To familiarize wound care practitioners with current evidence related to skin care and pressure ulcer prevention.
- Effect of baby swimming and baby lotion on the skin barrier of infants aged 3-6 monthsNatalie Garcia Bartels
Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 9:1018-25. 2011b>Skin care is important especially in infancy as the skin barrier matures during the first year of life. We studied the effects of baby swimming and baby lotion on the skin barrier function of infants.
- The validity of skin care protocols followed by women with breast cancer receiving external radiationJuli Aistars
Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:487-92. 2006b>Skin care in women receiving external radiation to the breast varies among institutions...
- Primary prevention in health care employees: a prospective intervention study with a 3-year training periodHarald Loffler
Department of Dermatology, Philipp University, Marburg, Germany
Contact Dermatitis 54:202-9. 2006..Morphological changes of the hands, use of hand care creams and knowledge regarding skin care were evaluated regularly during their 3 years lasting training period (1999-2002)...
- Accounting for intended use application in characterizing the contributions of cyclopentasiloxane (D5) to aquatic loadings following personal care product use: antiperspirants, skin care products and hair care productsBeta P Montemayor
Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 420 Britannia Road East, Suite 102 Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4Z 3L5 Electronic address
Chemosphere 93:735-40. 2013..Studies were conducted on three key product categories containing D5 (antiperspirants, skin care products and hair care products) to characterize the amount of D5 that may be destined to 'go down the drain' ..
- Skin care education and individual counselling versus treatment as usual in healthcare workers with hand eczema: randomised clinical trialKristina Sophie Ibler
Department of Dermatology, Roskilde Hospital, Health Science Faculty, Køgevej 7 13, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark
BMJ 345:e7822. 2012To evaluate the effect of a secondary prevention programme with education on skin care and individual counselling versus treatment as usual in healthcare workers with hand eczema.
- Education and empowerment of the nursing assistant: validating their important role in skin care and pressure ulcer prevention, and demonstrating productivity enhancement and cost savingsLynn Howe
Healthstream, Inc, Nashville, TN, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 21:275-81. 2008..nursing assistants [CNAs] and nursing assistants [NAs]) in the prevention of pressure ulcers and improved skin care in a 250-bed acute care facility in a suburban setting. The article is divided into 2 parts: A and B...
- Beneficial use of Cetaphil moisturizing cream as part of a daily skin care regimen for individuals with rosaceaSabine Laquieze
PERITESCO, Paris, France
J Dermatolog Treat 18:158-62. 2007..This enhanced sensitivity is thought to be linked to a deficient stratum corneum barrier function...
- Cleansing without compromise: the impact of cleansers on the skin barrier and the technology of mild cleansingK P Ananthapadmanabhan
Unilever Research and Development, 45 River Road, Edgewater, NJ 07020, USA
Dermatol Ther 17:16-25. 2004..The present review discusses the benefits of such agents and their respective roles in improving the overall health of the skin barrier...
- Effectiveness of skin protection creams in the prevention of occupational dermatitis: results of a randomized, controlled trialRobert Winker
Division of Occupational Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090, Vienna, Austria
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:653-62. 2009..The aim of the trial was to investigate whether the publicized effects of skin protection creams can be replicated in a real occupational setting during activities that expose the skin...
- Active agents in common skin care productsZoe Diana Draelos
Dermatology Consulting Services, High Point, NC, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 125:719-24. 2010b>Skin care products are numerous and perplexing, yet the majority fall into the moisturizer category. Moisturizers are substances designed to improve and maintain the skin barrier...
- Validation of Eupatorium triplinerve Vahl leaves, a skin care herb from East Kalimantan, using a melanin biosynthesis assayEnos Tangke Arung
Department of Forest Products Technology, Faculty of Forestry, Mulawarman University, Samarinda, Indonesia
J Acupunct Meridian Stud 5:87-92. 2012..Based on these results, we validated that the leaf extract is in line with the traditional use of the Dayak tribe in East Kalimantan...
- Role of vitamins in skin careS S Shapiro
Johnson and Johnson, Consumer Products Worldwide, Skin Research Center, Skillman, New Jersey, USA
Nutrition 17:839-44. 2001..A and D, and their analogs) and antioxidant (vitamins C, E, and coenzyme Q) vitamins play an increasing role in skin care. Their benefits range from skin conditions such as acne and psoriasis to the protection against environmental ..
- The impact of measures for secondary individual prevention of work-related skin diseases in health care workers: 1-year follow-up studyChristian J Apfelbacher
Department of Clinical Social Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, University Hospital Heidelberg, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
Contact Dermatitis 60:144-9. 2009..Little is yet known about the outcome of occupational disease and related behavioural patterns following these courses...
- Effects of skin care and makeup under instructions from dermatologists on the quality of life of female patients with acne vulgarisYoshie Matsuoka
Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kita gun, Japan
J Dermatol 33:745-52. 2006..This may be heightened by acne's typical involvement of the face. We investigated whether the use of skin care and makeup could influence the QOL of affected patients without deteriorating conventional acne treatments...
- Prevention of occupational skin disease: a workplace intervention study in geriatric nursesM Dulon
Institution for Statutory Accident Insurance and Prevention in the Health and Welfare Services, Pappelallee 35 37, 22089 Hamburg, Germany
Br J Dermatol 161:337-44. 2009..Health care workers have an increased risk of occupational dermatosis...
- Economic evaluation of pressure ulcer care: a cost minimization analysis of preventive strategiesJaap Peter Schuurman
St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
Nurs Econ 27:390-400, 415. 2009..Pressure ulcer prevention through a predominantly technical approach resulted in a similar incidence rate as prevention through a predominantly human approach. However, the technical approach was considerably less expensive...
- Skin care for preterm and term neonatesF S Afsar
Department of Dermatology, Dr Behcet Uz Children s Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
Clin Exp Dermatol 34:855-8. 2009..This article reviews the practical implications for hygiene, bathing practices, skin integrity, emollient use, infection control and exposure to percutaneous toxic agents in preterm and term infants...
- Innovations in natural ingredients and their use in skin careJoseph F Fowler
University of Louisville, Division of Dermatology, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
J Drugs Dermatol 9:S72-81; quiz s82-3. 2010..20 years, clinical and laboratory studies have identified the benefits of an array of natural ingredients for skin care. Consequently, a number of these ingredients and compounds are today being developed, used or considered not ..
- Antioxidants used in skin care formulationsI Bogdan Allemann
Cosmetic Medicine and Research Institute, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami Beach, FL, USA
Skin Therapy Lett 13:5-9. 2008..Topical antioxidants are available in multivariate combinations through over-the-counter skin care products that are aimed at preventing the clinical signs of photoaging.
- Prevention of work-related skin problems in student auxiliary nurses: an intervention studyE Held
Department of Dermatology, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hellerup, Denmark
Contact Dermatitis 44:297-303. 2001..005), but not for the intervention group, was seen after 10 weeks of practical training. In conclusion, the present intervention study shows promising results from the use of an educational programme...
- Newborn umbilical cord and skin care in Sylhet District, Bangladesh: implications for the promotion of umbilical cord cleansing with topical chlorhexidineM A Alam
Child Health Unit, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
J Perinatol 28:S61-8. 2008..This formative research study assessed current umbilical and skin care knowledge and practices for neonates in Sylhet District, Bangladesh, in preparation for a cluster-randomized ..
- Skin tolerance, efficacy, and quality of life of patients with red facial skin using a skin care regimen containing Licochalcone AT M Weber
Beiersdorf Inc, Norwalk, CT 06856, USA
J Cosmet Dermatol 5:227-32. 2006Patients with rosacea and red facial skin often show sensitivity to skin care products which can exacerbate inflammation and subjective irritation...
- Validity and reliability of the neonatal skin condition scoreCarolyn Houska Lund
Intensive Care Nursery, Children s Hospital, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 33:320-7. 2004..of the Neonatal Skin Condition Scale (NSCS) used in the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) neonatal skin care evidence-based practice project.
- Skin care team in the pediatric intensive care unit: a model for excellenceTracy Ann Pasek
Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Crit Care Nurse 28:125-35. 2008
- Phenolic constituents of Malus doumeri var. formosana in the field of skin careSy Jye Leu
Graduate Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Biol Pharm Bull 29:740-5. 2006..S. S. YING, a type of Taiwanese indigenous plant, were evaluated for potential application in the field of skin care. A phytochemical investigation of the active fractions resulted in the isolation of seven compounds of which the ..
- Skin care in the well term newborn: two systematic reviewsLynne Walker
Fylde and Wyre National Health Service Hospital Trust, Blackpool, England
Birth 32:224-8. 2005..of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses published specific evidence-based guidance relating to neonatal skin care. No systematic reviews on the topic have focused on the term newborn...
- Impact of 4.0% chlorhexidine cleansing of the umbilical cord on mortality and omphalitis among newborns of Sylhet, Bangladesh: design of a community-based cluster randomized trialLuke C Mullany
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
BMC Pediatr 9:67. 2009..A previous trial in Nepal indicated that umbilical cord cleansing with 4.0% chlorhexidine could substantially reduce mortality and omphalitis risk, but policy changes await additional community-based data...
- Effect of topical treatment with skin barrier-enhancing emollients on nosocomial infections in preterm infants in Bangladesh: a randomised controlled trialGary L Darmstadt
Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Lancet 365:1039-45. 2005..Our aim was to ascertain whether topical application of emollients to enhance skin barrier function would prevent nosocomial infections in this population...
- Skin care protocols for pressure ulcers and incontinence in long-term care: a quasi-experimental studyPatricia Thompson
University of North Dakota College of Nursing, Grand Forks, ND, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 18:422-9. 2005..on pressure ulcer prevalence, incidence, and healing time of incorporating use of a specific body wash and a skin protectant into skin care protocols that are based on guidelines from the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
- Atopic xerosis: employment of noninvasive biophysical instrumentation for the functional analyses of the mildly abnormal stratum corneum and for the efficacy assessment of skin care productsHachiro Tagami
Department of Dermatology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
J Cosmet Dermatol 5:140-9. 2006..function and decreased water-holding capacity of the SC of AX, definitely substantiates the importance of skin care for the cosmetic skin problems that affect every individual in the cold and dry season ranging from late autumn ..
- Comparison of pressure ulcer treatments in long-term care facilities: clinical outcomes and impact on costSiva Narayanan
Beverly Enterprises, Fort Smith, Ark, USA
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:163-70. 2005..8 vs $61.7, P < .05). These data suggest that treatment of Stage 1 or 2 ulcers with BCT may be associated with shorter treatment time and time to heal and a potential reduction in treatment-related nursing labor costs...
- Effect of skin care with an emollient containing a high water content on mild uremic pruritusKazuyoshi Okada
Division of Nephrology and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Ther Apher Dial 8:419-22. 2004b>Skin care is very important for preventing uremic pruritus. However, mild uremic pruritus has usually been treated with antihistamine and urea-containing ointments...
- What can be done to keep babies' skin healthy?David Atherton
Department of Paediatric Dermatology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
RCM Midwives 7:288-90. 2004..Implementing these measures would form a simple skincare routine that could help keep babies' skin healthy...
- Lead powder use for skin care and elevated blood lead level among children in a Chinese rural areaSi hao Lin
School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:198-203. 2012To investigate the association between lead powder use, as folk skin care, and blood lead level (BLL) in children, we studied 222 children up to 14-years old living in a Chinese rural area and administered a face to face interview with ..
- Ethics of selling skin careMari Paz Castanedo-Tardan
Cosmetic Medicine and Research Institute, University of Miami, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
Clin Dermatol 27:355-8. 2009..the most controversial topics surrounding the practice of dermatology is in-office dispensing of nonprescription skin care products by dermatologists. The controversy is not new, with legitimate arguments debated for and against it...
- Skin care management: educational aspectsHans Joachim Schwanitz
Department of Dermatology, Environmental Medicine and Health Theory, University of Osnabrueck, Sedanstrasse 115, 49090 Osnabrueck, Germany
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 76:374-81. 2003..In conclusion, prevention of occupational skin diseases and maintenance of health can be achieved by the conditioning of individual behaviour via specific educational programmes in addition to dermatological care...
- Skin care of the diaper areaRalf Adam
Procter and Gamble Service GmbH, Schwalbach am Taunus, Germany
Pediatr Dermatol 25:427-33. 2008..Better diaper designs and the development of pH-buffered baby wipes have improved the care of skin in the diaper area. Continuing research offers the promise of new products with additional benefits for caregivers and infants...
- Management of occupational dermatitis in healthcare workers: a systematic reviewJ Smedley
Health and Work Development Unit, Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, London NW1 4LE, UK
Occup Environ Med 69:276-9. 2012..This systematic review informed evidence-based guidelines for the management of occupational dermatitis, with a particular focus on healthcare workers...
- Skin care in the NICU patient: effects of wipes versus cloth and water on stratum corneum integrityMarty Visscher
Skin Sciences Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Neonatology 96:226-34. 2009..There is a need to minimize damage, facilitate skin development and reduce infection risk, but the literature on the effects of skin care practices in NICU patients is limited.
- Effects of skin care with shower therapy on children with atopic dermatitis in elementary schoolsHiroyuki Mochizuki
Gunma University, Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Developmental Medicine, Showa machi 3 39 15, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
Pediatr Dermatol 26:223-5. 2009For elementary school children with atopic dermatitis, a skin care program using shower therapy was performed during the school lunch break for 6 weeks from June to July in 2004 and 2005...
- Summary of best practice recommendations for management of enterocutaneous fistulae from the Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy ECF Best Practice Recommendations PanelVirginia McNaughton
Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Education Program, Norway Town of Mount Royal, Quebec, Canada
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 37:173-84. 2010..Contributions to this body of knowledge are essential to an evolving improvement in care for patients living with ECF...
- An evaluation of two incontinence skin care protocols in a long-term care settingKari Lewis-Byers
Bons Secours Retirement Community, Chester, VA, USA
Ostomy Wound Manage 48:44-51. 2002..A prospective descriptive study to compare the effect of two skin care protocols on skin condition, pain, and caregiver time was conducted...
- Clinical demonstration of skin mildness and suitability for sensitive infant skin of a new baby wipeRalf Adam
Procter and Gamble Service GmbH, Schwalbach Technical Center, Schwalbach am Taunus, Germany
Pediatr Dermatol 26:506-13. 2009..A cleansing baby wipe with sufficient pH buffering capacity may help to restore the pH balance of skin following exposure to urine and feces in the diaper environment and maintain skin health...
- [Skin protection and skin disease prevention courses for secondary prevention in health care workers: first results after two years of implementation]Elke Weisshaar
Abteilung Klinische Sozialmedizin, Berufs und Umweltdermatologie, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 3:33-8. 2005..The major aims are to improve individual skin protection and skin care habits, as well as to optimize diagnostic procedures and therapy.
- Moist skin care can diminish acute radiation-induced skin toxicityFelix Momm
Department of Radiation Therapy, Radiologic University Hospital, Freiburg i Br, Germany
Strahlenther Onkol 179:708-12. 2003..There are several methods of managing them. Validity of these methods, however, is not sufficiently studied. We therefore investigated, whether moist skin care with 3% urea lotion will reduce acute radiation skin toxicity.
- Improvement of skin care during radiotherapyA U Schratter-Sehn
Institut für Radioonkologie, Kaiser Franz Josef Spital, Wien
Onkologie 24:44-6. 2001..State-of-the-art radiotherapy, new insights into pharmacology and novel operating techniques require patient-oriented adaptation of care...
- Assessment and management of patients with surgical cavity woundsF Murphy
Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge
Nurs Stand 20:57-8, 60, 62 passim. 2006..Nurses have a pivotal role in wound management and dressing selection, and should aim to keep up to date in this dynamic specialty...
- Increased bacterial burden and infection: the story of NERDS and STONESR Gary Sibbald
Public Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Adv Skin Wound Care 19:447-61; quiz 461-3. 2006..2. Identify signs of infection in the chronic wound and applicable diagnostic tests. 3. Describe appropriate treatment for the infected chronic wound...
- Skin and wound assessment and care in oncologyPatrick McNees
Applied Health Science, Orlando, FL 32826, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 22:130-43. 2006..To present an in-depth overview of skin and wound assessment and care that will provide a solid foundation to better understand the effects of treatment and cancer on skin and wound care in oncology patients...
- Back to the basics of wound care: why nurses should question their practicePatricia Davies
School of Primary Health Care, University of Central England, Birmingham
Prof Nurse 20:29-31. 2004..Policy centres on hygiene, protective precautions and educating staff and patients. This article focuses on detection and treatment options for confirmed wound infections...
- The effective management of pressure ulcersJeffrey A Niezgoda
Center for Comprehensive Wound Care and Oxygen Therapy, St Luke s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 19:3-15. 2006..A.C. Therapy (KCI USA, Inc.) in patients with Stage III and Stage IV pressure ulcers...
- Debridement methods in wound careI Anderson
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Nurs Stand 20:65-6, 68, 70 passim. 2006..A guideline for conservative sharp debridement has recently been published by the Tissue Viability Nurses Association (TVNA 2005), and this article reviews the issues related to the procedure and the alternatives available...
- Managing a traumatic wound in a geriatric patientJosephine Glenn
Post Acute Rehabilitation Unit, Kennedy Health System, Kennedy Health Care Center, 535 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell, NJ 08080, USA
Ostomy Wound Manage 52:94-8. 2006..Additional studies to evaluate optimal treatment strategies in the clinical management of traumatic wounds in the geriatric population are needed...
- A guide to wound managment in palliative careWayne A Naylor
Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre, Wellington Hospital, New Zealand
Int J Palliat Nurs 11:572, 574-9; discussion 579. 2005..This article aims to explore these issues and offer advice on the management of wound-related symptoms, with the ultimate goal of improving patients' quality of life...
- Wound bed preparation: laying the foundation for treating chronic wounds, part ICarol Calianno
Jeanes Hospital, Temple University Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Nursing 36:70-1. 2006
- Prevention and treatment of pressure ulcersDavid R Thomas
Division of Geriatric Medicine, St Louis University Health Sciences Center, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:46-59. 2006....
- Raising awareness of pressure ulcer prevention and treatmentSharon Baranoski
Acute Care Nursing, Provena St Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, IL, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 19:398-405; quiz 405-7. 2006..OBJECTIVES: After reading this article and taking this test, the participant should be able to: 1. Discuss the etiology and assessment of pressure ulcers. 2. Describe treatment options for pressure ulcers...
- The role of the pathologist in wound managementAlan B G Lansdown
Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London
Br J Nurs 16:S24-33. 2007..Emphasis is placed on the central role of research in furthering the study of wound healing and mechanisms of chronicity...
- A point prevalence survey of wounds in north-east EnglandN Srinivasaiah
Academic Surgical Unit, Castle Hill Hospital, University of Hull, UK
J Wound Care 16:413-6, 418-9. 2007....
- Fundamentals of pain management in wound careSarah Coulling
Acute Pain Service, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Br J Nurs 16:S4-6, S8, S10 passim. 2007..Procedural pain with dressing removal and cleansing caused the greatest concerns. An overview of simple, evidence-based drug and non-drug techniques is offered as potential strategies to help minimize the experience of pain...
- Assessment and management of wound infection: the role of silverJackie Stephen-Haynes
University of Worcester, Worcester, UK
Br J Community Nurs 12:S6, S8, S10-2. 2007..A major area of growth has been in dressings containing silver. This article will discuss the rationale for use of silver dressings in the context of wound bed preparation, and offers guidance on their selection and appropriate use...
- Understanding the role of proteases and pH in wound healingI Rushton
Priory Fields Surgery, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Nurs Stand 21:68, 70, 72 passim. 2007....
- Calling on NERDS for critically colonized woundsConnie M Sarvis
Seven Oaks General Hospital in Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada
Nursing 37:26-7. 2007
- Advances in negative pressure wound therapy: the VAC instillDonnalee Jerome
Scottsdale Health Care, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, USA
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 34:191-4. 2007..A description of the system, guidelines for use and novel application techniques developed by the author are discussed...
- Maggots 'n' chips: a novel approach to the treatment of diabetic ulcersAngela Lodge
Br J Community Nurs 11:suppl 23-6. 2006
- The role of moisture balance in wound healingDenis Okan
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
Adv Skin Wound Care 20:39-53; quiz 53-5. 2007..Discuss the wound healing process and wound assessment. 2. Describe the types of dressings available and how they meet the needs of the individual patient...
- Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. Part 2: care of the adult patientElizabeth M Abercrombie
DebRA UK, St Thomas NHS, London, Great Britain
Br J Nurs 17:S6, S8, S10 passim. 2008
- An overview of the common methods of wound debridementBabs Gwynne
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust, Liverpool
Br J Nurs 15:S4-S10. 2006..This article aims to set out an overview of the indications, cautions and contraindications of the most commonly used methods of debridement at our disposal and to look briefly at some less often used alternatives...
- Best practice in the assessment and management of diabetic foot ulcersLillian Delmas
Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre, ON
Rehabil Nurs 31:228-34. 2006..This information better equips rehabilitation nurses to promote ulcer prevention strategies; identifies key factors in ulcer risk; and utilizes current, best evidence for ulcer assessment, management, and evaluation...
- Reviewing the evidence for wound bed preparationC Dowsett
Newham Primary Care Trust, UK
J Wound Care 15:439-42. 2006..This paper explores the nature of evidence and how it has evolved in recent years, and sets out a process for assembling and assessing the evidence to support wound bed preparation as an effective method of managing chronic wounds..
- Use of topical negative pressure therapy with an abdominal dressing in management of a laparostomyJ Dakin
Sherwood Health Centre, Nottingham, UK
J Wound Care 15:386-8. 2006
- Effect of Octenisept antiseptic on bioburden of neoplastic ulcers in patients with advanced cancerM Sopata
Department of Palliative Medicine, University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
J Wound Care 17:24-7. 2008..To assess the effect of octenidine dihydrochloride (Octenisept, Schülke & Mayr) on the clinical condition and bacterial flora in neoplastic ulcers...
- Assessment and management of surgical wounds in clinical practiceJulie Caroline Vuolo
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
Nurs Stand 20:46-56; quiz 58. 2006..Using this knowledge, nurses can provide a systematic and holistic patient assessment, and consider any potential wound-related complications...
- Wound care product primer for the nurse practitioner: Part IKimberly Bookout
Childre s Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
J Pediatr Health Care 22:60-3. 2008
- Understanding the principles of wound managementMark Collier
Pilgrim Hospital, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Boston, Lincolnshire, UK
J Wound Care 15:S7-10. 2006
- Complex wound or complex patient? Strategies for treatmentKathryn Vowden
Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Br J Community Nurs . 2005..Management of complex wounds is based on the same principles as non-complex wounds, i.e. holistic assessment and addressing the issues identified. This article presents three case studies in which these principles are applied...
- Evaluation of a wound dressing using different research methodsTim Reynolds
Chemical Pathology, Queen s Hospital, Burton on Trent, UK
Br J Nurs 13:S21-4. 2004....
- Selecting wound healing products. Choices for long-term care settingsBeth Ann Taylor
Adv Nurse Pract 11:63-6. 2003
- Malignant cutaneous woundsLinda Schiech
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 6:305-9. 2002..In addition, patients may need to cope with bleeding, exudates, odor, or infection. Caring for these patients may be challenging but it can be rewarding if the patients are able to maintain or improve their quality of life...
- Exploring debridement options for chronic venous leg ulcersColin E Davies
Gloucestershire Leg Ulcer Service, Cheltenham General Hospital, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Br J Nurs 14:393-7. 2005..This article reviews the debridement options available to practitioners and discusses rationales for treatment and implications for clinical practice with specific reference to chronic venous leg ulcer management...
- [Wounds]Martine Peyret
Rev Infirm . 2005
- Wound healingCarol Harvey
Department of Nursing, Cypress College, Cypress, CA, USA
Orthop Nurs 24:143-57; quiz 158-9. 2005..New technologies are enhancing traditional wound care measures with goals of effective comfortable wound care to promote restoration of skin integrity...
- Debridement: controlling the necrotic/cellular burdenElizabeth A Ayello
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Adult Nursing Sciences, The John A Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Division of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 17:66-75; quiz 76-8. 2004..Describe the 4 types of debridement most commonly used in clinical practice. 2. Describe when to debride a wound and how to determine which method to use...
- Skeletal pin site care: National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses guidelines for orthopaedic nursingSue Baird Holmes
St Joseph Regional Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Orthop Nurs 24:99-107. 2005..Discussion of other pin site care issues is provided, and characteristics of the research base regarding skeletal pin site care are described...
- Using negative-pressure wound therapy for positive resultsSusan Mendez-Eastman
Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
Nursing 35:48-50. 2005..Learn to use the system to help your patient heal...
- Is negative pressure wound therapy effective for the management of chronic wounds?Mikel Gray
Center for Clinical Investigation, Department of Urology and School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 31:101-5. 2004
- Raising Literacy and Capacity for Incontinence and Skin Care in DementiaDonna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2009..and ethnic backgrounds and healthcare providers caring for persons with AD in relation to incontinence and skin care. Nearly 10 million Americans are providing informal caregiving for persons with AD, and 32 % provide help for ..
- Bacterial fermentation in skin microbiome as probiotics (Bfismp) against S. aureuChun Ming Huang; Fiscal Year: 2013..The impact of this proposal includes opening a novel skin-care industry of using Bfismp for treating skin infection and/or promoting skin health. ..
- Quantifying the role of load-induced remodeling in lymphedema progressionJAMES BRANDON DIXON; Fiscal Year: 2013..disease, clinical options available fr most suffering patients are the same today as 30 years ago: namely proper skin care and various methods of tissue compression...
- Schiff base forming sunscreen filters for long-wear UV protectionSteven Isaacman; Fiscal Year: 2012..Commercial Opportunity: The sun care market is estimated to represent 13.30% of the $9.7 billion domestic skin care market...
- NITRIC OXIDE INHIBITOR AND LEISHMANIA PATHOGENESISMARION CHAN; Fiscal Year: 2004..the Western populations also use antioxidants or anti-inflammatories as dietary supplements and in daily skin care products...
- NEONATAL SKIN--EVALUATION OF EPIDERMAL BARRIER FUNCTIONSTEVEN HOATH; Fiscal Year: 1999..The development of individualized skin care protocols aimed at maintenance of epidermal barrier function and prevention/restoration of barrier breakdown ..
- OLIGOSACCHARIDE TECHNOLOGY TO PREVENT SKIN CANCERTODD WALLER; Fiscal Year: 1999..These will be suitable as therapeutic agents for use in a post sun skin care preparation designed to prevent injury by UV radiation to the skin immune system...
- Novel Home Care Device for High-Risk Diabetic PatientsKevin Higgins; Fiscal Year: 2007..will provide information to the physician that prevention practices should be initiated, such as off-loading, skin care, etc...
- A TOPICAL MICRONUTRIENT DELIVERY SYSTEMJaber Qasem; Fiscal Year: 2001..and a novel formulation strategy that can be patent protected has considerable commercial potential in a skin care market that exceeds $20 billion per year...
- SYNTHESES FOR PRODUCTION OF INOSITOLPHOSPHOLIPIDSRAJINDRA ANEJA; Fiscal Year: 2002..Further, the approach will be exploited for the preparation of selected inositolphospholipid molecular species. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Not Available ..
- INTERNET LEARNING FOR FAMILIES OF NURSING HOME RESIDENTSDebra Fox; Fiscal Year: 2001..PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Billions of dollars in pharmaceutical, skin care, and other products are marketed to nursing home annually...
- HOME HYGIENE INTERVENTIONElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2002..Logistic regression, Liang-Zeger regression, and Chi Square analyses will be used to test differences in rates of transmission of symptoms and changes in quantity, types and resistance patterns of microbial flora of the hands. ..
- Stopping URIs and FLU in the Family: the Stuffy TrialElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Staff Hand Hygiene and Nosocomial Infections in NeonatesElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Interdisciplinary Research:Antimicrobial Resistance(RMI)Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2006..In the final year, plans for a sustainable Consortium on antimicrobial resistance will be formalized. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Impact of Hand Hygiene Guideline on Infections and CostsElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Prevention of UV-carcinogenesis by antioxidantSantosh Katiyar; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Proanthocyanidins: Novel Skin Cancer Preventive AgentSantosh Katiyar; Fiscal Year: 2006..Prevention of skin cancer risk will result to protect and prolong the human health and lives. ..
- Prevention of Photocarcinogenesis by antioxidantSantosh Katiyar; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Prevention of skin cancer by green tea polyphenolsSantosh Katiyar; Fiscal Year: 2009..Importantly, worldwide interest in green tea as a cancer chemopreventive agent for humans is increasing because it is non-toxic, affordable, popular beverage and is effective in a wide range of organs. ..
- Impact of Fiber Fermentation on Fecal IncontinenceDonna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2007..Differences among the measures of the groups after supplementation will be compared after controlling for baseline values of these measures using ANCOVA. ..
- Problem-Solving A Stroke Caregiver Early InterventionROSEMARIE KING; Fiscal Year: 2008..Qualitative data will be analyzed using content analysis with constant comparison. Descriptive and univariate statistics will be used to assess the exploratory data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Communication Intervention with Melanoma FamiliesDeborah Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Local Warming: Effects on Wound Infection and HealingJoAnne Whitney; Fiscal Year: 2007..2.3. Perfusion (BF) in the surgical incision on postoperative days 3, 5 and 9 using Laser Doppler Flowmetry (LDF). ..
- The nature and time course of phonological representations in readingKeith Rayner; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Perception of Gene-Environment Cancer Risks in MelanomaJennifer Hay; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Center for Nutrient-Gene Interaction in Cancer Preventi*Stephen Barnes; Fiscal Year: 2008..In addition to the main projects, the Center will organize a competitive Pilot Project/Developmental program for the evaluation of new ideas and methods pertinent to the overall development of the Center. ..
- NORTHWEST CANCER GENETICS NETWORKDeborah Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2006..This mix of disciplines is essential to support the infrastructure required to collect crucial data on individuals seeking genetic testing, as well as those with known family histories. ..
- Implementing Health Promotion Activities in Native EmployersDeborah Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2008..Finally, it will further develop an intervention model that can be used in multiple settings, and used to change multiple risk factors for chronic disease. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Gastric Tube Placement in Young ChildrenMarsha Ellett; Fiscal Year: 2008..Results from this study will increase the safety of using gastric tubes in young children. ..
- 9.4 Tesla Fourier Transform Mass SpectrometerStephen Barnes; Fiscal Year: 2002..Overall, the FT-MS instrument will sustain the high quality of biomedical research that is a hallmark of UAB. ..
- The Secondary Prevention of MelanomaSusan Oliveria; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- One Step Incontinence Management SystemNahla Al Samarrai; Fiscal Year: 2003..Thus in order to make the One Step system available, we will be contracting with manufacturers and distributors. ..
- A sensitive triple quadrupole mass spectrometerStephen Barnes; Fiscal Year: 2004..It is anticipated that a commercial nanospray interface for use in nanoLC-MS analysis will be available by the fall of 2003. ..
- PATHOGENIC MECHANISMS OF VENOUS DISEASEVincent Falanga; Fiscal Year: 2004..The proposed studies should advance knowledge of the pathogenesis of venous ulceration and fibrosis. ..
- MECHANISMS OF BIOENGINEERED SKIN IN HUMAN WOUNDSVincent Falanga; Fiscal Year: 2003..The proposed studies will advance our understanding of how a bioengineered skin product works in a human chronic wound and provide insight into further bioengineering needs. ..
- Chemical Genetic Approach to Melanocyte ChemosensitivitySeth Orlow; Fiscal Year: 2004..The data should provide the basis for future therapeutics to treat metastatic melanoma and for purposes of depigmentation. ..
- PATHOGENESIS OF OCULAR ALBINISMSeth Orlow; Fiscal Year: 2005..This work will shed light both upon the means by which such mutations cause human visual disease as well as upon basic mechanisms in cell biology. ..
- The Role of Claudins in Paracellular PermeabilityOSCAR COLEGIO; Fiscal Year: 2004..Chimeric and site-directed mutant proteins will be expressed in a cultured epithelial cell line and their electrophysiologic properties tested. ..
- Tobacco Prevention/Cessation Education: Medical StudentsAlan Geller; Fiscal Year: 2006..modules, plans for integration, and faculty training Aim3 - Conduct trial implementation Aim4 - Conduct a comprehensive, formative, process and impact evaluation Aim5 - Disseminate teaching guides to other medical schools ..
- AMINO ACID CONJUGATION OF BILE ACIDSStephen Barnes; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- MOTIVATING DIETARY CHANGES IN CHURCHESDeborah Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2001..The primary outcome will be the difference in change in fat scores between intervention and comparison religious organizations. ..
- Measurement of Cancer Related Risk PerceptionsJennifer Hay; Fiscal Year: 2002..It would also provide a basis for standardized comparison of risk perceptions across a variety of cancer sites with diverse populations. ..
- Tissue Engineering for the Treatment of Delayed HealingVincent Falanga; Fiscal Year: 2007..These studies will advance our understanding of how to reconstitute the wound bed and whether it is possible to correct the abnormal cellular phenotype in non-healing wounds. ..
- The Development and Testing of a Sonic Treatment Brush for Diabetic Foot UlcersROBERT AKRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2007..power cleaning brush with high frequency (sonic) bristle action has recently been developed for cosmetic skin care (Clarisonic(tm))...
- STARstreams: Multimedia and Conflict ResolutionRichard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2003..STARStreams will be a cost-effective means of providing conflict resolution support to large numbers of students. ..
- WSTDtv: Adolescent Multimedia STD Prevention CurriculumRichard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2009..Intended to address this gap, the effort proposed herein describes the development of WSTDtv - an STD/HIV curriculum for use by teachers in middle school and early secondary school classrooms. ..
- Incidence, risk factors, and consequences of neonatal hypothermia in NepalLUKE MULLANY; Fiscal Year: 2008..Examination of alternate cutoffs for defining hypothermia severity may improve design of low-cost technologies for identification and subsequent management of hypothermic infants in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment MediaRichard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- FAS/FAE MULTIMEDIA TOOLS FOR CARE PROVIDERSRichard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Preterm Infants: Light Effects on Health and DevelopmentDebra Brandon; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- ECG Educational Software for Health ProfessionalsRichard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2002..Finally, ECG manufacturers will be contacted for phase 3 partnerships for machine-specific support packages. ..