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The impact of psychological factors on recovery from injury: A multicentre cohort study
PURPOSE: Unintentional injuries have a significant long-term health impact in working age adults. Depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder are common post-injury, but their impact on self-reported recovery ...
Improving patients' experience of dressing removal in practice
Repeated application/removal of adhesive dressings and tapes can cause skin stripping in and around wounds, resulting in pain, increased wound size, delayed healing, inflammation and increased risk of infection. Adhesive ...
The impact of injuries study. Multicentre study assessing physical, psychological, social and occupational functioning post injury - A protocol
Background: Large numbers of people are killed or severely injured following injuries each year and these injuries place a large burden on health care resources. The majority of the severely injured are not fully recovered ...
Clinical and ethical challenges in undertaking LIMPRINT in vulnerable populations
Background and Study Objective: To estimate the prevalence of chronic edema (CO) and wounds within two vulnerable populations, a male high security prison in the East Midlands (United Kingdom) and residential and nursing ...
Management of a patient with a coccyx ulcer in a nursing home
Older people are at increased risk of developing pressure ulcers. They are also more likely to have comorbidities that increase the challenges of managing such a wound. This article reviews a complex case in which a ...