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Mar
16

Part 3: Evaluation and Management of the Diabetic Foot Ulcer - Classification of Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Other Wound Grading Systems

Evaluation and Management of the Diabetic Foot Ulcer - Classification of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

In this 3 - Part series, we're looking at the most commonly used classification scales currently in use to classify diabetic foot ulcers, including: 

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Mar
04

Part 2: Evaluation and Management of the Diabetic Foot Ulcer - Classification of Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Wagner Grading System

Evaluation and management of the diabetic foot ulcer: Wagner grading system

There are many scales that attempt to classify diabetic foot ulcers, but few have been validated and none have demonstarated prognistic reliabilty or accuracy with regard to healing a DFU. Some scales focus on anatomy (depth of ulcer), some include vasular assessment, and others include the presence or absence of infection.

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Mar
01

Part 3: Preparing the Patient for Wound Care

Part 3: Preparing the Patient for Wound Care

This is the third and final installment in the series about how to prepare your patient for wound care treatment.

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Mar
01

Part 2: Preparing the Patient for Wound Care

Preparing The Patient For Wound Care

This is the second in the series about how to prepare your patient for wound care treatment. In Part 1 we covered Transfers, Patient Comfort, Pain Scales; if you missed Part 1, you can read it here 

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Feb
26

Preparing the Patient for Wound Care (Part 1)

Part 1 Preparing the Patient for Wound Care

In this series we're going to breakdown the main techniques to comfort patients when preparing for wound care treatment. 

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Nov
23

Black Friday Sale Is Open! (save on all wound care courses)

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If you've been thinking of taking a training course to become certified in wound care (or need a refresher) - now is a great time to take action!

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May
18

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information as related to wound care and hyperbaric medicine COVID-19 Information as related to wound care and hyperbaric medicine

We have aggregrated information and resources for you that answer many questions and offer the latest knowledge, research, and treaments of COVID-19 as related to wound care and hyperbaric medicine.

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Mar
24

Nationally Approved Livestream Courses Are Now Available for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Training

COVID-19 Plan To Continue Your Training in Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care

First, a huge and heartfelt thank you to all providers who have been called into action on the front lines of the COVID-19 response. Thank you. 

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May
03

4 Reasons Why Some Wounds Become Chronic

Various theories have been proposed to explain why some wounds become chronic and nonhealing. Although the complete answer isnot yet available, a great deal has been learned in recent years that sheds light on this phenomenon.

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Mar
26

Video Lesson: The Explosion of Chronic Wounds in the U.S.

This short video lesson taught by Dr. Michael White, MD, UHM, MMM, CWS discusses the explosion of chronic wounds within the U.S. and the opportunity for wound care and hyperbaric medicine clinics to serve more patients.

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Or use the following link to watch the video https://youtu.be/4H1rXuKZEEo

 

Learn more at the 2-day workshop hosted by Wound Care Education Partners, The Business of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

Find all details and registration information here https://woundeducationpartners.com/live-courses/upcoming-courses/the-business-of-wound-care-and-hyperbaric-medicine/300-the-business-of-wound-care-and-hyperbaric-medicine-planning-your-clinic-s-long-term-success-north-palm-beach-fl.html

Accreditation Statement: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Feb
28

Problem Wounds - "E" Edema

Case study - Edema

History: This patient presents to the wound care clinic with a history of alcohol abuse, tobacco use, and congestive heart failure. Patient states that her legs are prone to swelling. 

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Oct
16

Job Opening in Delaware - Physician - Wound Care - Full-time

PHYSICIAN - WOUND CARE (FT)

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Aug
29

Wound Dressing Selection

Question: Patients present to the wound care practitioner in a myriad of ways, how does the practitioner decide how to manage the wound?

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May
04

Update your practice with these cutting-edge wound care publications

Update your practice with these cutting-edge wound care publications

These texts provide you with the most up-to-date, cutting-edge information for your wound care practice.  

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Apr
25

The interdependent nature of lymphedema and integumentary dysfunction

Even though millions are affected by various forms of lymphedema worldwide, the existing literature fails to fully define the population-based prevalence, health outcomes, and treatment costs of this disorder.

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Jan
14

[Video] Debridement: Learn How, When, and Why

[Video] Debridement: Learn How, When, and Why

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Oct
29

Question: How should I manage a patient that has a low pre-Hyperbaric treatment blood sugar?

Ideally, an HBO program should have a detailed policy for the diabetic patient and the immediate steps that one should take to elevate the patient’s blood sugar. However, for the patient who has a recurring problem with blood sugars that are less than the recommended pretreatment level, there are several options. One option is to contact the managing physician and explain the need for relaxed glycemic control while receiving hyperbaric therapy.

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Jan
28

Wound Dressing Selection

Question: Patients present to the wound care practitioner in a myriad of ways, how does the practitioner decide how to manage the wound?

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Eric vanBok
Excellent information! Keep it coming
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 16:20
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Jan
22

Winter Weather: A Barrier to Treatment

Question: Each winter many hyperbaric oxygen therapy patients have difficulty getting to their scheduled treatments due to inclement weather. What recommendations do you have for helping keep patients' treatment schedules on track when the weather is a barrier to treatment?

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