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Nutritional screening for wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy

One of the keys to a successful patient outcome is assessing nutritional status. If the patient is malnourished, there is insufficient nutritional substrate from which to build new tissue to heal a wound. One out of three patients treated...

source: By Tiffany Hamm and Jeff Mize
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Many healthcare-associated infections are caused by surgical-site infection. Research shows that using a photo at discharge can help reduce readmissions for surgical-site infection. A three-month pilot of a digital web-based platform called...

source: Nursing Times

The possible time period of antibiotic therapy for soft tissue infections of the diabetic foot remained not known. For a study, researchers determined if antibiotic therapy after debridement for a short (10 days), compared with a long (20 days), time period for soft tissue...

source: Physician's Weekly

Lower extremity operative wounds can be difficult to treat and are associated with social challenges. New treatment options are needed to mitigate the clinical and social challenges and potentially lower the treatment...

source: Cureus

The doctor-does-it-all model isn’t sustainable in the in-office environment and medicine has been moving away from it for years, shifting toward a physician-led team-based care approach. Now that same team-based approach needs to happen with telemedicine, which took...

source: AMA

See these categories led by APWCA Board Members: Hyperbaric led by Mary Elizabeth Hanley, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS Advanced Practice Providers led by Elizabeth Faust, MSN, CRNP, CSWS, CWOCN-AP, MAPWCA Limb Preservation...

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