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A Medical Practitioner's Perspective
Dr. Robert Carter -- Medical Practitioner -- Sydney, Australia
Pressure Ulcers on the Increase
One of my dear, elderly patients was recently discharged from a teaching hospital after undergoing surgery to repair a hernia. The discharge summary claims the operation was a complete success but notes that "the patient developed heel ulcers during convalescence" which will be "looked after by the community nurses".
During my 30 years in general practice, I have witnessed the increasing technical sophistication of hospital care, but I still despair when I see my patients develop stage 4 pressure ulcers on their heels.
Hundreds die from the disease each year in Saskatchewan - but why? Jonathan Charlton of the Saskatoon StarPhoenix looks at the challenges.
Read newspaper article (published Oct 25, 2017)
Diabetes is the cause of many problems in the body, one of the worst being wounds. 70% of non-traumatic amputations are attributed to diabetes. The process that causes this problem in the first place is not currently being treated correctly under current standards. The problem is increasing!
Sheepzorb Disposable Dressings
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We have made some slight modifications to the required procedure for laundering Australian Medical Sheepskin, below is a copy of the updated laundering instructions in a word document as well as a power point presentation explaining the process. There is an instructional video for laundering posted on our YouTube Channel.
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