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Wound Care

1. Economic impact of using carboxymethylcellulose dressing and gauze in the management of venous leg ulcers in Germany and the US.

Presented at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and Medical Research Forum, Florida, May 2004.

2. Economic impact of using carboxymethylcellulose dressing and gauze in the management of surgical wounds healing by secondary intention in the UK and US.

Presented at the 2nd World Union Of Wound Healing Societies Meeting, Paris, July 2004

3. Cost effectiveness of using carboxymethylcellulose dressing compared with gauze in the management of exuding venous leg ulcers in Germany and the US.

Authors: JF Guest, FJ Ruiz, A Mihai & A Lehman.
Source: Current Medical Research and Opinion 2005; 21(1): 81-92

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4. Modelling the cost implications of using carboxymethylcellulose dressing compared with gauze In the management of surgical wounds healing by secondary intention in the US and UK.

Authors: JF Guest & FJ Ruiz.
Source: Current Medical Research and Opinion 2005; 21(2): 281-290.

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5. Costs and consequences of using Hydrofiber dressing and gauze in the management of surgical wound healing.

Presented at the World Conference on Surgical Patient Care, Barcelona, September 2005

6. Modern versus gauze - how do the sums add up? Aquacel use in surgical wounds and venous leg ulcers.

Presented at a satellite conference at the European Wound Management Association (EWMA), Stuttgart, September 2005

7. Modelling the cost-utility of bio-electric stimulation therapy (Posifect) compared to standard care in the treatment of elderly patients with chronic non-healing wounds in the UK.

Authors: JP Clegg & JF Guest.
Source: Current Medical Research and Opinion 2007; 23(4): 871-883.

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8. Cost-utility of bio-electric stimulation therapy (Posifect) compared to standard care in the treatment of elderly patients with chronic non-healing wounds in the UK.

Presented at the 17th Conference of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA), Glasgow, May 2007 and published in EWMA Journal 2007; 7 (May Supplement): 77.

9. Cost-effectiveness of amelogenin in the treatment of hard-to-heal venous leg ulcers in the UK.

Presented at the 18th Conference of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA), Lisbon, May 2008 and published in EWMA Journal 2008; 8 (May Supplement): 286.

10. Modelling the relative cost-effectiveness of amelogenin in non-healing venous leg ulcers.

Authors: JF Guest, E Nagy, E Sladkevicius, P Vowden & P Price.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2009; 18(5): 2160-2224.

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11. Cost-effectiveness of using Accel-Heal in the management of chronic non-healing venous leg ulcers in the UK.

Presented at the Wounds UK Wound Care Conference, Harrogate, November 2010.

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12. Cost-effectiveness of Polyheal in treating hard-to-heal venous leg ulcers in the UK.

Presented at the Wounds UK Wound Care Conference, Harrogate, November 2010.

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13. Clinical and economic evidence supporting a transparent barrier film dressing in incontinence-associated dermatitis and peri-wound skin protection.

Authors: JF Guest, M Greener, K Vowden, P Vowden.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2011; 20(2): 76-84.

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14. Modelling the cost-effectiveness of electric stimulation therapy in non-healing venous leg ulcers.

Authors: RR Taylor, E Sladkevicius, JF Guest.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2011; 20(10): 464-472.

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15. Relative cost-effectiveness of a skin protectant in managing venous leg ulcers in the UK.

Authors: JF Guest, RR Taylor, K Vowden, P Vowden.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2012; 21(8): 389-398.

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16. Relative clinical and cost-effectiveness of alternative superabsorbents for the management of venous leg ulcers in the UK.

Presented at the Wounds UK Wound Care Conference, Harrogate, November 2012.

17.Cost-effectiveness of using Polyheal compared with surgery in the management of chronic wounds with exposed bones and/or tendons due to trauma in France, Germany and the UK.

Authors: JF Guest, E Sladkevicius, M Panca.
Source: International Wound Journal 2013; DOI: 10.1111/iwj.12055 [Epub ahead of print].

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18.Clinical and cost-effectiveness of absorbent dressings in the treatment of highly exuding VLUs.

Authors: M Panca, K Cutting, JF Guest
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2013; 22(3): 109-118.

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19. Is it time to re-appraise the role of compression in non-healing venous leg ulcers?

Presented at the Annual Conference of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA), Copenhagen, May 2013.

20. Is it time to re-appraise the role of compression in non-healing venous leg ulcers?

Authors: JF Guest, H Charles, K Cutting.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2013; 22(9): 453-60.

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21. Relative cost-effectiveness of Accel-Heal in the management of chronic wounds in the UK.

Presented at the Wounds UK Wound Care Conference, Harrogate, November 2014.

22. Clinical and cost effectiveness of three compression systems based on clinical practice in the UK.

Presented at the 25th conference of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA), London, May 2015.

23. Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of three alternative compression systems used in the management of venous leg ulcers.

Authors: JF Guest, A Gerrish, N Ayoub, K Vowden, P Vowden.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2015; 24(7):300-310.

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24. The burden of wounds on the NHS.

Presented at the Wounds UK Wound Care Conference, Harrogate, November 2015.

25. Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of an externally applied electroceutical device in managing venous leg ulcers in clinical practice in the UK.

Authors: JF Guest, N Ayoub, T Greaves.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2015; 24(12): 572-580.

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26. Health economic burden that wounds impose on the National Health Service in the UK.

Authors: JF Guest, N Ayoub, T McIlwraith, I Uchegbu, A Gerrish, D Weidlich, K Vowden, P Vowden.
Source: BMJ Open 2015;5:e009283. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009283
http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/5/12/e009283.full

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27. Health economic burden that different wound types impose on the UK’s National Health Service.

Authors: JF Guest, N Ayoub, T McIlwraith, I Uchegbu, A Gerrish, D Weidlich, K Vowden, P Vowden.
Source: International Wound Journal 2016; doi: 10.1111/iwj.12603.

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28. Costs of acute and chronic wounds incurred by an average Clinical Commissioning Group/Health Board in the UK.

Presented at the Wounds UK Wound Care Conference, Harrogate, November 2016.

29. Health economic impact of diabetic foot ulcer management in the UK.

Presented at the Wounds UK Wound Care Conference, Harrogate, November 2016.

30. Cost-effectiveness of using adjunctive porcine small intestine submucosa tri-layer matrix compared to standard care in managing diabetic foot ulcers in the United States.

Authors: JF Guest, D Weidlich, H Singh, J La Fontaine, A Garrett, CJ Abularrage, CR Waycaster.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2017; 26(1): S12-S24.

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31. Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of three different compression systems in newly-diagnosed venous leg ulcers
in the UK.

Authors: JF Guest, GW Fuller, P Vowden.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2017; 26(5): 244-254.

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32. Burden of challenging wounds.

Presented at the Annual Conference of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA), Amsterdam, May 2017.

33. Cost-effectiveness of polyheal in treating chronic wounds with exposed bones and tendons and post-operative chronic wounds.

Presented at the Annual Conference of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA), Amsterdam, May 2017.

34. The health economic burden that acute and chronic wounds impose on an average Clinical Commissioning Group/Health Board in the UK.

Authors: JF Guest, K Vowden, P Vowden.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2017; 26(6): 292-303.

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35. Venous leg ulcer management in clinical practice in the UK: costs and outcomes.

Authors: JF Guest, GW Fuller, P Vowden.
Source: International Wound Journal 2017; doi: 10.1111/iwj.12814

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36. Diabetic foot ulcer management in clinical practice in the UK: costs and outcomes.

Authors: JF Guest, GW Fuller, P Vowden.
Source: International Wound Journal 2017; doi: 10.1111/iwj.12816

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37.Cost-effectiveness of using a collagen-containing dressing plus compression therapy in non-healing venous leg ulcers.

Authors: JF Guest, K Rana, H Singh, P Vowden.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2018; in press.

38. Cost-effectiveness of using a collagen-containing dressing in managing diabetic foot ulcers in the UK.

Authors: JF Guest, H Singh, P Vowden.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2018; in press.

39. Cost-effectiveness of Accel-Heal in treating chronic venous leg ulcers: results from a randomised controlled trial.

Authors: JF Guest, H Singh, K Rana, P Vowden.
Source: Journal of Wound Care 2018; in press.


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