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Soins et Podologie

Ultrasound Therapy for Recalcitrant Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Drexel University researchers are one step closer to offering a new treatment for the millions of patients who suffer from slow-healing, chronic wounds. The battery-powered applicator — as small and light as a watch — is the first portable and potentially wearable device to heal wounds with low-frequency ultrasound. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

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Soins et Podologie

MRSA in diabetic foot ulcers

SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 4, 2013 – Healthcare workers’ use of disposable gowns and gloves upon entering all patient rooms on an intensive care unit (ICU), versus only in rooms on standard isolation protocol, helped reduce patient acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by approximately 40 percent, according to new research co-led by the University […]