Below are digital brochures for the Advancis wound care line:
Wound Care Case Studies
Read some case studies below to see how Advancis products can help wound care patients.
[PDF] Exploring the Benefits of Combining a Unique Super Absorbent Polymer Dressing with a Unique Compression Device to Improve Healing Times and Reduce Interruptions of Compression Therapy in Patients with Heavily Draining Venous Leg Ulcers
Holly Swan, RN, WCC and Lee Rafferty, RN, BSN, WCC of Amita Health, Wound Healing Center in Elk Grove Village, Illinois shows three cases where improved healing time and patient quality of life were observed when using super absorbent polymer dressing with an adjustable Velcro® compression device.
[PDF] Use of a Super Absorbent Dressing to reduce Outpatient Multilayer Compression Costs without Affecting Clinical Outcomes.
Elizabeth Warner - PT, Diane Montague - PT, Catherine Milne APRN, MSN, CWOCN-AP of Bristol Hospital in Connecticut shows eight different lymphedema patients and how they rate their quality of life before and after using a super-absorbent leg wrap.
[PDF] Reducing Clinical Costs of Care Using a Super-Absorbent Dressing with Low Sub-Bandage Pressures Under a Short-Stretch Bandage
Kris Jones RN, BSN and Gretchen Holloway RN, BSN, WCC of Bristol Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine along with Catherine Milne APRN, ANP/ACNS, CWOCN-AP of Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates, LLC shows two different patients with vasculitic wounds and how they experienced a reduction in cost of co-pays, travel costs, and home healthy visits.
[PDF] Wound Exudate and Super-Absorbent Dressing with High Fluid Retention Capacity: The Disconnect Between Clinical Perception and Documentation
Catherine Milne APRN, MSN, ANP/CS-BC, CWOCN-AP of Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates, LLC works with 20 wound clinicians to determine how they document and treat wounds based on fluid capacity estimations.
[PDF] Evaluation of a High Capacity Super-Absorbent Dressing Versus a Traditional Hydrofiber and a Traditional Alginate and its’ Management of Peri-Wound Maceration
Diane Heasley, RN, CWCN, WCC, SAPWCA, CNS uses ten patients to show how a high capacity super-absorbent dressing exceeded and out-performed an alignate and a traditional hydrofiber when being used to manage a peri-wound maceration.
[PDF] Comparative Evaluation of the Functional Properties of Super-Absorbent Dressings and Their Effect on Exudate Management
The Journal of Wound Care - Volume 25, Number 8 of August 2016 compares five super-absorbent wound dressings and evaluates the absorbency in accordance with the ISO 13726 family of standards.
Linda Rafter, Denis Anthony, Mark Collier, and Mark Rafter compare four super-absorbent dressings with 20 patients each and determine which of the four products are best overall for patients.
[PDF] Eclypse Paired with circaid® juxtalite to Improve Healing Times and Reduce Interruptions of Compression Therapy in Patients with Heavily Draining Venous Leg Ulcers.
Swan & Rafferty presented at SAWC Fall 2017
Leanne Cook, Vascular Nurse Specialist at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust is an evaluation of four super-absorbent dressings and identified that sub-bandage pressures altered following expansion of the super-absorbent dressing.
Catherine Milne APRN, MSN, ANP/CS-BC, CWOCN-AP of Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates, LLC explains how a soft silicone wound contact layer is a viable option for securing Cellular and Tissue-Based Products through three separate patients.
Gretchen Holloway RN, WCC and Kris Jones RN, BSN of Bristol Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine along with Catherine Milne APRN, MSN, ANP/CS-BC, CWOCN-AP of Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates, LLC shows three cases where using a soft silicone would contact layer reduced pain during dressing changes.
Rose Cooper, Professor of Microbiology at Cardiff Metropolitan University and David Gray, Professor of Tissue Viability at Birmingham City University explains why manuka honey is a good alternative to silver in clinical practice for the reduction of bioburden.
The Journal of Wound Care - Volume 25, Number 9 of September 2016 describes how manuka honey is a valuable option in wound management that helps reduce inflammation, affect debridement, and promote healing.