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Healing chronic wounds

World-first $100 million health research centre opens. After three years of constant pain and visits to numerous doctors and specialists, 18-year-old Sam McKnoulty thought the wound on his foot that refused to heal would be with him for life. That ...

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A preventative policy is in chronic need

Experts call for the government to fund a preventative approach to wound management. A preventative approach to wound management would reduce the massive cost burden on the Australian healthcare system. But first, money has to be spent. This is according ...

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The value of good nutrition

The importance of good nutrition in the healing of wounds is widely accepted, but still remains of low priority in health care. Dubbed a “hidden epidemic” by healthcare professionals, chronic wounds affect around 200,000 people in Australia at any one ...

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