Case Closed

Case Closed: Effective Treatment for a Complicated Lower Limb Ulcer

Lower-extremity ulceration is a debilitating condition affecting up to 5% of patients >65 years old.1 Every year, significant resources are spent to treat, prevent, or decelerate the progression of lower limb ulcers. ...

Case Closed: An Economical Treatment Protocol for Peristomal Skin Excoriation

Approximately 45% of stoma patients experience peristomal skin excoriation.1 Common causes include mechanical trauma, infectious dermatitis, and pyoderma gangrenosum....

Case Closed: A Dressing for Chronic and Acute Wounds

  The prevalence of chronic wounds increases with patient age and compounding medical conditions. An estimated 6 million patients in the United States have chronic wounds, representing an estimated annual $20 billion burden on the health care system1; therefore, it is important to effectively address wound concerns early and help prevent nonhealing chronic wounds....

Case Closed: Opening the Door to Closing Challenging Wounds

  OWM introduces Case Closed, a new column sponsored by Keneric Healthcare, Irving, TX, published to familiarize readers with several of the company’s products and provide optimal solutions to malingering wounds....