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|Title||The management of moderate to high exudate in chronic wounds||Download File|
|Author||Joy Tickle and Louise Gregory|
|Publication||Poster Harrogate 2012|
|Key Points||12 patient evaluation of Flivasorb Adhesive, found to absorb high levels of exudate and extend wear time|
|Title||Use of superabsorbent and antimicrobial dressings under compression||Download File|
|Author||Agnes Collarte & Zoe Lear St Charles Hospital, TV Department|
|Publication||Poster Presentation, Wounds UK Conference, Harrogate - November 2010|
|Key Points||All three patients had severe pain and were suffering from maceration damage from high levels of exudate.Pain reduction and healing was achieved.|
|Title||Lymphovenous disease: A condition for life... not suffering for life||Download File|
|Author||Lol Pidcock Specialist Lymphoedema Nurse|
|Publication||Poster Presentation, EWMA Conference, Brussels - May 2011|
|Key Points||Mrs T is 52 years old, she suffers from lymphovenous disease, having bilateral leg ulcers and lymphorrhoea, very worried she could not attend daughter's wedding.|
|Title||Case study: The care of a patient with a large & chronic venous ulcer using a highly absorptive dressing and an antimicrobial dressing.||Download File|
|Author||Martin Tadej and Anna Coulborn|
|Publication||TVS Conference, 2009|
|Key Points||Case study of a middle aged obese, poorly mobile, employed lady with highly exuding ulcer. High exudate levels were extremely distressing and embarrassing. After dressing with Flivasorb, the wound exudate had drawn away from the wound surface, locking it away, leaving the wound moist but not wet. Flivasorb prevented maceration at the wound edges.|
|Title||The management of Lymphorroea with Flivasorb and Actico||Download File|
|Publication||Poster presentation at Wounds UK Conference, Harrogate - November 2009|
|Key Points||73 year old lady with co-morbidities and housebound. Suffering with bilateral oedema and lymphorrhoea and one leg also ulcerated. Flivasorb applied with Actico. After first day no strike through onto bandages and the Flivasorb had locked away all the fluid.|
|Title||Case study: The care of a patient with a large & chronic venous ulcer using a highly absorptive dressing and an antimicrobial dressing||Download File|
|Author||Martin Tadej and Anna Colbourne|
|Key Points||Case study of a middle aged, obese, poorly mobile, employed lady with previously highly exuding ulcer. Exudate managed with Flivasorb. Following this regime, aim was to eliminate and control the proliferation of bacteria in the wound. The use of Suprasorb X+PHMB resulted in the removal of devitalised tissue.|
|Title||A superabsorbent dressing in the management of copious exuding wounds in a cohort study||Download File|
|Author||Fauscher et al|
|Publication||EWMA May 2011|
|Key Points||Observational study on Flivasorb for acute and chronic, highly exuding wounds.|
|Title||Superabsorbent dressings under compression in Lymphoedema||Download File|
|Key Points||Flivasorb can be used under compression bandages|
|Title||Superabsorbent dressings for copiously exuding wounds||Download File|
|Author||Nathalie Faucher, Helene Safar, Mylène Baret, Anne Philippe and Rachida Farid|
|Publication||British Journal of Nursing, 2012, Vol 21, No 12|
|Key Points||15 patient study using Flivasorb, Flivasorb handled exudate, promoted healing and patient comfort.|
|Title||Flivasorb and the management of exudate||Download File|
|Publication||Wounds UK Journal 2009: Vol.5, No.2|
|Key Points||A product review of Flivasorb. Good references to the definition and explanation of exudate. Good explanation of the differences between exudate in acute and chronic wounds. Good examples of how excess exudate can affect patients' lives. Good explanation of Flivasorb, its indications and structure.|
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