Skin Shield

This Research Center is intended as a tool for licensed healthcare professionals when considering the addition of McCord Research Skin Care Products to a patient care plan. McCord Research Skin Care Products and this Research Center are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Skin Shield
Semi-occlusive barriers when applied as part of a complete advanced skin care standard of care plan, form a protective, breathable barrier against pathogens allowing the skin to undergo normal skin repair processes in a protective moisturized environment. Silicone based products provide the added benefit of longer wash-off resistance times, extending the protection time.

Skin Shield

Reduction of Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers

Reducing Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers By Implementing a Skincare Regimen – Evaluating Cost and Outcomes. Ronald J. Shannon, MPH. Martha Coombs. Global Health Economics, LLC Porter Adventist Hospital, Wound Center. Print PDF

Compatibility with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Flammability of Topical Skin Care Products. Dr. McCord, FAPWCA, Barry E. Newton, BSMC, PE, Gwenael Chiffoleau, PhD, Isaiah L. Hankel, B.A. Print PDF

Using Nutritional Skin Care Cream

Positive skin care outcomes using a patented blend of bioavailable quadrapeptide Olivamine 10® via a topical nutritional skin care cream. Terri Durkin Williams RN, BSN, LNHA Otterbein Lebanon Retirement Living Community Lebanon, Ohio. Study#LIT044. Print PDF

Enhance the Restoration of Damaged, Impaired Skin

Anatomy, Physiology and Homeostasis of the Skin/The Concept of Nourishment of the Skin to Enhance the Function and Restoration of Damaged, Impaired Skin with Clinical Applications. Jane Fore-Pfliger, MD, CWS, FAPWCA, Lewis-Clark Wound Care Clinic Lewiston, ID and Clarksto, WA Print PDF

Wound Shield Wash Off Resistance

Nutrashield to Prevent Excessive Transepidermal Water Loss (e-TEWL) Introduction and Conclusion by Dr. McCord, Ph.D; Independent studies performed by Dow Corning Print PDF

Phlebolymphedema Management

Phlebolymphedema: Management of Dermal Changes and Wounds. Andrea Brennan, ORT/L, CLT-LANA, DAPWCA Scottsdale Healthcare Lymphedema Treatment Center Scottsdale, AZ. Study # LIT292R Print PDF

Obesity Associated Lymphedema

"The Use of Olivamine 10®-Containing Skin Care Products* for Morbidly Obese Patients with Lymphedema. Jane Fore MD, FAPWCA*, Dr. McCord, FAPWCA^, Isaiah Hankel BA*; Carol Paustian BSN, RN, ET, CWOCN, DAPWCA+
*Lewis-Clark Wound Care Clinic Lewiston, ID and Clarkston, WA
^McCord Research, Hayden Lake, ID
+WOCN Consulting, Omaha, NE Study # LIT452" Print PDF


Investigating a Novel Treatment for Ichthyosis. Cynthia A. Fleck RN, BSN, MBA, ET/WOCN, CWS, DNC, DAPWCA, FCCWS. St. Louis, MO. Study# LIT464. Print PDF

Lamellar Ichthyosis

"Lamellar Ichthyosis: A Case Study. David A. Davolt, Sr. CHT* and Enrique C. Almaguer, MD, PA^
*Nix Southwest Wound Care Center
^Plastic & Hand Surgery and Wound Care
San Antonio, TX Study # LIT469" Print PDF


Micronutrient Containing Multipurpose Cleansing Lotion Ends Ten Year Search for Relief from Severe Pruritus. Mary Verhage, BSN, RN, CWOCN, CHRN. St. Nicholas Hospital Sheboygan, WI Study #LIT571 Print PDF

Wound Shield Effectiveness Traditional Standard of Care

"A Randomized Open Controlled Pilot Study of the Use of an Olivamine 10®Based Nutritional Barrier* vs. a Balsam of Peru, Castor Oil and Trypsin (BCT)** based product in the Maintenance of Newly Epithelial Skin of Lower Extremity Ulcers. Driver V,1,2 French M,1 Cain J 1,2 Hijazin M,1 Hagan H1,3
1National Center for Limb Preservation at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL.
2Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Center for Lower Extremity Ambulatory Research at Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, IL,
3 University of Wisconsin Parkside, Kenosha, WI Study # LIT592.
" Print PDF

Hospice Population

Case Studies that display positive outcomes with advanced wound care products in the Hospice population. P. Sue Hashley, RN, CWS. St. Francis Hospice Honolulu, Hawaii Study # LIT603 Print PDF