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- Who’s taking care of the boys?
- ‘It is widely known that there are differences between men and women in the incidence and prevalence of most health conditions. Sometimes there are clear biological reasons for these differences – but often there are not.’ (Mens Health Forum – www.menshealthforum.org.uk)
- Key words: Men’s Health Obesity and Men Improving services
- Academia and clinical practice – working together successfully to develop skin integrity knowledge and skills
- Clinicians often find it difficult to devote sufficient time to develop proposals that will investigate issues that enhance the patient experience. Thus, clinicians need to access researchers and academics who can assist in developing research proposals, undertake service evaluation, audit current practice, provide advice on best practice and offer education that maintains clinical knowledge and skills.
- Key words: Academia Clinicians Research Skin
- Cleansing chronic wounds with tap water or saline: a review
- Objective: In Slovenia, community nurses usually use tap water as a cleanser for chronic wounds, but is this the best practice? The purpose of this review is to establish if there is any difference in healing and infection rates when wounds are cleaned with tap water instead of sterile saline.
- Key words: Tap water versus saline Wound infection Community wound care
- Lindsay Leg Clubs: clinically effective, cost effective
- Economic studies of leg ulcer management strategies have mainly concentrated on different compression, dressing and pharmaceutical products rather than different modes of delivery or systems of care.
- Key words: Moisture lesion Maceration and excoriation Skin care regimen