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heel ulcer

Known as: heel ulcers, ulcer heel 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2015
2015
The heels are the most common site for facility-acquired pressure ulcers (PUs), and are also the most susceptible location for… Expand
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2012
2012
In many series of diabetic foot ulcer care, heel ulcers greater than 4 cm across have been identified as an independent predictor… Expand
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2011
2011
Heel ulcers (HU) are the second most common type of pressure ulcers. In this work, we developed the first anatomically-realistic… Expand
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVE To compare 3 pressure-reduction devices for effectiveness in prevention of heel ulcers in moderate-risk to high-risk… Expand
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVE A trial of a self-adhesive hydropolymer foam dressing (Tielle, Johnson & Johnson) demonstrated that it prevented the… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The prevalence of heel ulcers across settings is high and is increasing. Prevention of ulcers requires knowledge of their… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Vacuum-assisted closure is an adjunctive therapy that utilizes negative pressure to remove fluid from open wounds through a… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Identification and prevention of a heel ulcer in the critical care unit requires timely, systematic, and aggressive therapeutic… Expand
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2001
Review
2001
The development of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers on the heel is a growing problem. The best way of preventing this is to… Expand
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1994
1994
Two treatments for heel pressure ulcers--a dressing foot wrap and a laminated foam boot (Lunax, BIO-SONICS)--were compared for… Expand
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