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Jul 6, 2021

How Medical Adhesives Are Used in Healthcare Applications

Medical-grade adhesives are typically coated on a variety of backings to form medical fixation materials. When creating any medical-grade adhesive, careful consideration should be taken in the selection of the proper adhesive type, backing substrate and coating technique.

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Mar 4, 2021

Skin Care for Common Diabetic Skin Conditions

People suffering from diabetes are impacted by its affects in many ways, including an increased risk of developing multiple kinds of skin conditions.

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Nov 10, 2020

Skin Adhesives And Topical Solutions to Manage Diabetic Skin Conditions

There are 387 million people living with diabetes worldwide today, and more than ½ billion expected by 2035, according to the Center for Disease Control.

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Aug 11, 2020

Hydrogels -- Beyond Debridement Applications

Hydrogels have long been a staple for advanced wound and burn care to facilitate debridement -- the removal of damaged tissue or foreign objects from a wound. They can absorb and retain wound exudates, promoting fibroblast proliferation and keratinocyte migration

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Jun 9, 2020

Managing Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis with Topical Skin Care Products

Many suffer from incontinence in silence because of its perceived embarrassing nature, when in fact millions of Americans deal with some form of incontinence on a regular basis.

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May 12, 2020

Assessing Dressing Options for Advanced Wound Care (AWC)

Wound care products like bandages and gauze – often coupled with topicals like antibacterial ointment –are usually sufficient for treating minor injuries like scrapes and cuts.

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May 12, 2020

Improving Ostomates’ Quality of Life by Offering the Right Ostomy Accessories

Scapa Healthcare also has extensive experience developing stoma paste formulas that helps create a protective barrier around the stoma to reduce leakage.

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Feb 13, 2019

Hydrogel Bandages For Treatment Of Minor Burns And Scalds

A burn is a type of injury characterized by damage to the body’s tissue caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight, or radiation. Burns can result in varying degrees of skin swelling, blistering, and scarring and it typically takes three to 20 days for a minor burn to heal properly.

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