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Although a significant amount of data has been published on the fluid-handling properties of primary dressings, this has mainly been derived from laboratory studies using standard tests conducted in the horizontal plane, often without the addition of a secondary compression dressing. A review of the literature failed to identify any publications which examined either the effects of compression bandages or gravity upon dressings tested in the vertical plane, simulating normal conditions of use. The present study was therefore undertaken to investigate the effect of both of these factors.

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September 25, 2014 - 11:12am - EHOB (Indianapolis, IN) announced the opening of its first international office in China. Read More >
September 22, 2014 - 12:37pm - 3M Critical & Chronic Care Solutions (St. Paul, MN) has reached a group purchasing agreement with health care alliance company Premier, Inc (Charlotte, NC) for multiple catheter securement and stability products.  Read More >
September 19, 2014 - 10:04am - The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP), along with the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) and the Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance (PPPIA), released the second edition of the 2014 Guideline on Prevention and Treatment for Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline. Read More >

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