negative-pressure

negative-pressure

adjective Referring to a ventilation system designed so that air flows from the corridors into an isolation room, ensuring that contaminated air does not pass from the isolation room to other parts of the facility.
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com)-- Negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a therapeutic technique using a vacuum dressing to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds and enhance healing of second and third degree burns.
A prospective randomized evaluation of negative-pressure wound dressings for diabetic foot wounds.
Effect of negative-pressure wound therapy on open fractures of the lower limb.
The disposable hand-activated Nanova Therapy Unit can be used up to 30 days with multiple dressings, providing a cost-effective way for clinicians to continue negative-pressure wound therapy outside the hospital setting.
Eginton MT, Brown KR, Seabrook GR et al 2003 A prospective randomized evaluation of negative-pressure wound dressings for diabetic foot wounds Annals of Vascular Surgery 17 (6) 645-9
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Researchers have concluded in a study that negative-pressure wound therapy does not necessarily promote healing.
We used negative-pressure dressings to treat a poorly healing cervical rotation flap following radical neck dissection in an elderly man.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Negative-pressure vacuum therapy appears to speed healing and increase the likelihood of complete closure of nonhealing diabetic foot ulcers, Dr.
Although the exact mechanism of action is unknown, negative-pressure therapy reduces edema, uniformly draws wound edges together, and may promote cytokine elaboration and angiogenesis.
Hot-water and hot-oil systems; negative-pressure hot-oil and hot-water systems; air- and water-cooled portable, self-contained, and central chillers; cooling towers; and pump-tank sets.
Slow classification and delayed placement of these patients in negative-pressure isolation rooms contributed to the high percentage (73%) of nosocomial infection in Taiwan (1).