International Wound Journal

(The TQCC of International Wound Journal is 12. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
The national cost of hospital‐acquired pressure injuries in the United States205
Bacterial isolates from infected wounds and their antibiotic susceptibility pattern: some remarks about wound infection204
The impact of foot ulceration and amputation on mortality in diabetic patients. I: From ulceration to death, a systematic review150
Overview of psychosocial problems in individuals with stoma: A review of literature76
Silver resistance in MRSA isolated from wound and nasal sources in humans and animals69
Negative pressure wound therapy with instillation: International consensus guidelines update67
A confirmatory study on the efficacy of dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane dHACM allograft in the management of diabetic foot ulcers: A prospective, multicentre, randomised, controlled study of 65
Perceptions and experiences of diabetic foot ulceration and foot care in people with diabetes: A qualitative meta‐synthesis58
Effects and safety of atmospheric low‐temperature plasma on bacterial reduction in chronic wounds and wound size reduction: A systematic review and meta‐analysis56
The antimicrobial efficacy of silver on antibiotic-resistant bacteria isolated from burn wounds52
Nano‐hydrogel embedded with quercetin and oleic acid as a new formulation in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcer: A pilot study47
Clinical predictors of treatment failure for diabetic foot infections: data from a prospective trial44
Aetiology, comorbidities and cofactors of chronic leg ulcers: retrospective evaluation of 1 000 patients from 10 specialised dermatological wound care centers in Germany42
A prediction tool for hospital‐acquired pressure ulcers among surgical patients: Surgical pressure ulcer risk score40
The relationship between pressure injury complication and mortality risk of older patients in follow‐up: A systematic review and meta‐analysis40
Risk factors for the recurrence of diabetic foot ulcers among diabetic patients: a meta‐analysis40
Clinical and economic burden of wound care in the tropics: a 5‐year institutional population health review39
Epidemiology of venous leg ulcers in primary health care: Incidence and prevalence in a health centre—A time series study (2010‐2014)38
An intense and unforgettable experience: the lived experience of malignant wounds from the perspectives of patients, caregivers and nurses38
Does dermal thermometry predict clinical outcome in diabetic foot infection? Analysis of data from the SIDESTEP trial38
Effectiveness on hospital‐acquired pressure ulcers prevention: a systematic review38
Measuring costs and quality of life for venous leg ulcers38
Chronic wounds in Australia: A systematic review of key epidemiological and clinical parameters36
Protecting prone positioned patients from facial pressure ulcers using prophylactic dressings: A timely biomechanical analysis in the context of the COVID‐19 pandemic33
Dressings cut to shape alleviate facial tissue loads while using an oxygen mask33
From varices to venous ulceration: the story of chronic venous disease described by metalloproteinases33
Cadexomer iodine effectively reduces bacterial biofilm in porcine wounds ex vivo and in vivo32
Managing keloid scars: From radiation therapy to actual and potential drug deliveries31
The clinical dynamic changes of macrophage phenotype and function in different stages of human wound healing and hypertrophic scar formation30
The use of fat grafting and platelet‐rich plasma for wound healing: A review of the current evidence30
Transplantation of chronic wounds with epidermal sheets derived from autologous hair follicles-the Leipzig experience30
Cold atmospheric plasma promotes different types of superficial skin erosion wounds healing29
The prevalence, incidence, and associated factors of pressure injuries among immobile inpatients: A multicentre, cross‐sectional, exploratory descriptive study in China28
Less pain with Biatain?Ibu: initial findings from a randomised, controlled, double-blind clinical investigation on painful venous leg ulcers28
The effect of oxidative stress and Raftlin levels on wound healing28
The contribution of a directional preference of stiffness to the efficacy of prophylactic sacral dressings in protecting healthy and diabetic tissues from pressure injury: computational modelling stud28
Surfactants: Role in biofilm management and cellular behaviour27
Clinical outcome of diabetic foot ulcers treated with negative pressure wound therapy and the transition from acute care to home care27
Anti‐fungal bandages containing cinnamon extract27
A multicentre prospective randomised controlled comparative parallel study of dehydrated human umbilical cord (EpiCord) allograft for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers26
Management of sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus disease25
Laser irradiation effect onStaphylococcus aureusandPseudomonas aeruginosabiofilms isolated from venous leg ulcer24
ABPI reporting and compression recommendations in global clinical practice guidelines on venous leg ulcer management: A scoping review24
The biomechanical protective effects of a treatment dressing on the soft tissues surrounding a non‐offloaded sacral pressure ulcer24
Beyond 2D: 3D bioprinting for skin regeneration24
Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy in skin wound healing: A systematic review of animal studies23
A pilot study investigating lactic acid bacterial symbionts from the honeybee in inhibiting human chronic wound pathogens23
An aseptically processed, acellular, reticular, allogenic human dermis improves healing in diabetic foot ulcers: A prospective, randomised, controlled, multicentre follow-up trial22
In vivo expansion and regeneration of full‐thickness functional skin with an autologous homologous skin construct: Clinical proof of concept for chronic wound healing22
Surgical site infection following elective orthopaedic surgeries in geriatric patients: Incidence and associated risk factors22
Medical device-related pressure ulcer (MDRPU) in acute care hospitals and its perceived importance and prevention performance by clinical nurses21
Paracrine factors from mesenchymal stem cells: a proposed therapeutic tool for acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome21
Incidence and risk factors for medical device‐related pressure ulcers: The first report in this regard in Iran20
Histopathological, immunohistochemical, and molecular studies for determination of wound age and vitality in rats20
How patient migration in bed affects the sacral soft tissue loading and thereby the risk for a hospital‐acquired pressure injury20
Effects of the frequency of ostomy management reinforcement education on self-care knowledge, self-efficacy, and ability of stoma appliance change among Korean hospitalised ostomates19
Independent risk factors for the development of skin erosion due to incontinence (incontinence-associated dermatitis category 2) in nursing home residents: results from a multivariate binary regressio19
Using image J to document healing in ulcers of the foot in diabetes19
Expenditure of chronic venous leg ulcer management in German primary care: results from a population-based study19
Clinical and economic burden of diabetic foot ulcers: A 5‐year longitudinal multi‐ethnic cohort study from the tropics18
A study on the nursing knowledge, attitude, and performance towards pressure ulcer prevention among nurses in Korea long-term care facilities18
Biological approaches for hypertrophic scars18
Living in dressings and bandages: findings from workshops with people with Epidermolysis bullosa18
Rapid detection of biofilm by wound blotting following sharp debridement of chronic pressure ulcers predicts wound healing: A preliminary study18
Inflammatory biomarkers, vascular procedures of lower limbs, and wound healing18
Efficacy of home‐based exercise programme on physical function after hip fracture: a systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomised controlled trials17
Studying the effect of structured ostomy care training on quality of life and anxiety of patients with permanent ostomy17
Wound‐healing effect of adipose stem cell‐derived extracellular matrix sheet on full‐thickness skin defect rat model: Histological and immunohistochemical study17
The direct cost of pressure injuries in an Australian residential aged care setting17
Wound closure by means of free flap and arteriovenous loop: Development of flap autonomy in the long‐term follow‐up17
Haemorrhage from varicose veins and varicose ulceration: A systematic review17
Combination therapy using non‐ablative fractional laser and intralesional triamcinolone injection for hypertrophic scars and keloids treatment16
Independent risk factors for pressure ulcer development in a high‐risk nursing home population receiving evidence‐based pressure ulcer prevention: Results from a study in 26 nursing homes in Belgium16
Detection of bacterial fluorescence from in vivo wound biofilms using a point‐of‐care fluorescence imaging device16
Aged garlic extract preserves cutaneous microcirculation in patients with increased risk for cardiovascular diseases: A double‐blinded placebo‐controlled study16
Use of prophylactic silicone adhesive dressings for maintaining skin integrity in intensive care unit patients: A randomised controlled trial16
Epidemiology of pyoderma gangrenosum: Results from an Italian prospective multicentre study16
Patients with pyoderma gangrenosum - analyses of the German DRG data from 201216
Pyoderma gangrenosum and tumour necrosis factor alpha inhibitors: A semi‐systematic review16
Rat skin wound healing induced by alternagin-C, a disintegrin-like, Cys-rich protein from Bothrops alternatus venom16
A combination therapy of nanoethosomal piroxicam formulation along with iontophoresis as an anti‐inflammatory transdermal delivery system for wound healing15
Facilitators and barriers of using digital technology for the management of diabetic foot ulcers: A qualitative systematic review15
Rare chemical burns: Review of the Literature15
Pyoderma gangrenosum: From historical perspectives to emerging investigations14
The diagnosis of infection in chronic leg ulcers: A narrative review on clinical practice14
A risk model for the prediction of skin tears in aged care residents: A prospective cohort study14
Effects of social support and self-efficacy on the psychosocial adjustment of Korean ostomy patients14
The role of microRNAs in the healing of diabetic ulcers14
Comparison of the efficacy and safety of povidone‐iodine foam dressing (Betafoam), hydrocellular foam dressing (Allevyn), and petrolatum gauze for split‐thickness skin graft donor site dressing14
Use of concentrate growth factors gel or membrane in chronic wound healing: Description of 18 cases14
Modelling an adult human head on a donut‐shaped gel head support for pressure ulcer prevention14
Approaches to the treatment of pilonidal sinus disease, clinical practice in 201914
In vitro evaluation of the hyaluronic acid/alginate composite powder for topical haemostasis and wound healing14
Role of nicotinic acid and nicotinamide in nicorandil-induced ulcerations: from hypothesis to demonstration13
Use of platelet‐rich plasma to facilitate wound healing13
Characterisation of dehydrated amnion chorion membranes and evaluation of fibroblast and keratinocyte responses in vitro13
Complications associated with the approach to metatarsal head resection in diabetic foot osteomyelitis13
Squamous cell carcinoma arising from pilonidal sinus13
Efficacy of a povidone‐iodine foam dressing (Betafoam) on diabetic foot ulcer13
Can the use of a topical antifungal nail lacquer reduce risk for diabetic foot ulceration? Results from a randomised controlled pilot study13
A meta‐analysis of interleukin‐6 as a valid and accurate index in diagnosing early neonatal sepsis13
A retrospective matched‐cohort study of 3994 lower extremity wounds of multiple etiologies across 644 institutions comparing a bioactive human skin allograft, TheraSkin, plus standard of care, to stan12
Which endotracheal tube location minimises the device‐related pressure ulcer risk: The centre or a corner of the mouth?12
Depression and resilience in ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease patients with ostomy12
Predictive model to identify the risk of losing protective sensibility of the foot in patients with diabetes mellitus12
Efficacy of dexmedetomidine as an adjuvant to local wound infiltration anaesthesia in abdominal surgery: A meta‐analysis of randomised controlled trials12
International consensus on pressure injury preventative interventions by risk level for critically ill patients: A modified Delphi study12
Incidence and risk factors for surgical site infection after open reduction and internal fixation of intra‐articular fractures of distal femur: A multicentre study12
Closed incision negative pressure therapy following abdominoplasty after breast reconstruction with deep inferior epigastric perforator flaps12
Potential prognostic factors for delayed healing of common, non‐traumatic skin ulcers: A scoping review12