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How to use the T.I.M.E. assessment tool when wound edges are not advancing or the wound is stalled.
The products used in the T.I.M.E. clinical decision support tool may vary in different markets.  Not all products referred to may be approved for use or available in all markets.  Please consult your local Smith & Nephew representative for further details on products available in your market.
Intended for healthcare professionals outside of the US only.

 

Aim to facilitate advancement of the wound edge

Once tissue viability, infection and moisture have been addressed, the wound epithelial edge advancement should indicate healing progression and treatment success1-2.
 

 

Assess the wound to identify the right treatment or intervention

 

Using our T.I.M.E. clinical decision support tool

 

Wound edge abnormal or not advancing: aim to promote epithelialisation and healthy periwound skin.

PICO 7 Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (sNPWT)
RENASYS Traditional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
SECURA Skin Care - prepare, protect, moisturise and cleanse
PROSHIELD Skin Care range

 

  Next step > Evaluate the effectiveness of treatment and progression towards your wound management goal.

 

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Helping you get CLOSER TO ZERO delay in wound healing.

 

A healthcare professional must always rely on his or her own professional clinical judgment when deciding whether to use a particular product when treating a particular patient. Smith & Nephew does not dispense medical advice and recommends that healthcare professionals be trained in the use of any particular product before using it on patients.

For detailed product information, including indications for use, contraindications, effects, precautions, warnings, and important safety information, please consult the Instructions for Use (IFU) prior to use.

 

References


1) Leaper DJ, Schultz G, Carville K, Fletcher J, Swanson T, Drake R. Extending the T.I.M.E. concept: what have we learned in the past 10 years? Int Wound J. 2012; 9 (Suppl 2):1-19.
2) Pudner R. 2015, ‘The Edge of T.I.M.E.: exploring epithelial advancement in chronic wounds’, Dermatological Nursing, 14, 2, pp. 32-36.

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The products used in the T.I.M.E. clinical decision support tool may vary in different markets.  Not all products referred to may be approved for use or available in all markets.  Please consult your local Smith & Nephew representative for further details on products available in your market.
Intended for healthcare professionals outside of the US only.