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Jul 11, 2022

Benefits of Occlusive Dressings in Wound Healing

The treatment of wounds has evolved over time, with differing perspectives on wound care impacting recommended treatment methods. Occlusive dressings utilize a moist environment to support more rapid wound healing. This and other factors are believed to support more rapid re-epithelialization that are not associated with exposed wounds.

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Jan 25, 2022

Conductive Hydrogels and Their Multiple Medical Applications

Hydrogels are widely utilized within advanced wound care. Their unique and highly tuneable properties allow them to be applied to solve many of the issues faced in the medical field.

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Nov 1, 2021

Scapa Healthcare Strengthens Technical & Scientific Services Team in UK to Support Innovation Strategy

Peter Hynes recently joined Scapa Healthcare as Head of Scientific & Technical Services, UK & Europe. He shared his thoughts and insights about why he is excited to be a part of the team and how he plans to help Scapa Healthcare continue to create innovative solutions for its customers.

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Aug 4, 2021

Smart Hydrogels and Their Applications in Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery

Outside of wound dressings, many areas have been seen to benefit from the utilisation of hydrogel technology. Here we explore some of the smart gel technologies - a class of hydrogels - available, how they respond to a changing environment and their potential applications in the medical industry.

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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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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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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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