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Bariatric Care

How Obesity Impacts Wound Healing

July 14, 2015
By Laurie Swezey RN, BSN, CWOCN, CWS, FACCWS Obesity has become a major problem in our society. According to the CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, more than one-third of ad...

Pressure Injury Interventions in Special Populations

October 28, 2019
By the WoundSource Editors Pressure injuries require complex care. They can be incredibly painful for patients, and they represent an enormous financial burden on the health care system. Nationally...

Top 5 Ways to Prevent Skin Breakdown in Bariatric Patients

April 2, 2015
By Laurie Swezey RN, BSN, CWOCN, CWS, FACCWS Bariatric patients present a special challenge in terms of skin care and prevention of pressure ulcers. Once damage to the skin occurs, bariatric patien...
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