Mar 07, 2018

Wounds International Volume 9 Issue 1

Welcome to the February issue of Wounds International Greetings from a very snowy UK — while writing this, the view from my office is reminiscent of a scene out of Miracle on 34th Street as the UK continues to be hit by the so-called ‘Beast from the East’ combined with Storm Emm..

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Jan 31, 2018

Lymphedema After Cancer Treatment

Lymphedema after cancer treatment -- special issue of Rehabilitation Oncology presents research update WOLTERS KLUWER HEALTH   Jan. 4, 2018 - Individuals who have been treated for cancer are at risk for a complication called lymphedema: swelling in the body region where lymph nodes were removed, causing p..

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Dec 19, 2017

Good News For People With Foot And Leg Ulcers

WOUND CARE Leg and foot conditions including ulcers are being overlooked. Now a new campaign urges patients and clinicians to stand up for legs.   Lower legs and feet, often with ulcers and associated oedemas are frequently left untreated – and thousands of people are suffering as a result. ..

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Nov 27, 2017

New Healthcare Coalition To Take Action On Lower Leg And Foot Conditions

A coalition of eight healthcare organisations is undertaking a united stand to ensure lower leg and foot conditions receive the urgent attention they need. Inspired by the “Stop the Pressure” campaign,  the Legs Matter campaign  will urge patients and clinicians to “Stand up for legs” ..

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Nov 24, 2017

News from the BLS Scientific Committee - Call for Members of the BLSSC

Call for members of the BLS Scientific Committee Vacancies are open for three members of the Scientific Committee (SC): two for full membership one for ‘honorary’ membership. The main functions of the BLS SC  are:?1. To act as the scientific committee for the annual conference (to review ..

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Nov 03, 2017

BLS 2017 Conference Photographs

The 2017 BLS conference photographs are now available for all to review the event captured images from the Conference and the Monday evening Gala Dinner. Thank you for all of you who attended the conference in helping to make it such a great event.  The photographs are available for all to be able to download a..

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