Author: Sue Simmonds

We believe that skin health and wound healing is everyone’s business and that change happens when we work together, not in silos.

Patients ‘acceptance’ of chronic wound-associated pain

Patients ‘acceptance’ of chronic wound-associated pain – a qualitative descriptive study Sebastian Probst, Geraldine Gschwind, Louise Murphy , Duygu Sezgin , Peter Carr, Caroline McIntosh, Georgina Gethin, view paper on the JTV website. This paper starts by telling us that chronic wound-associated pain has a negative impact on the quality of life of individuals and […]

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Interventions, stakeholders and organisation related to pressure ulcer prevention for individuals with spinal cord injuries in transition from hospital to home – A scoping review

Knaerke Soegaard, Martin Sollie, Dimitri Beeckman, Fin Biering-Sørensen, Jens Ahm-Sørensen, view paper on the JTV website. This is a scoping review, which aims to assess the potential size and scope of available literature in a particular research area. This review looks at any studies that included an initiaitive, organisational components and/or stakeholders’ perspectives on pressure […]

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Comparative effectiveness of heel-specific medical devices for the prevention of heel pressure ulcers: A systematic review

Greenwood C, Nelson EA, Nixon J, Vargas-Palacios A, McGinnis E, view paper on the JTV website. This review of randomised control trials concludes that from the low-quality evidence available offloading devices may reduce pressure heel ulceration, but there is insufficient evidence to support the idea that dressings reduce incidence. This indicates that offloading needs to […]

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