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Diabetic Foot Ulcers

2015 Reflection: Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatments and Trends

January 7, 2016
By Michel H.E. Hermans, MD At the beginning of a new year, many look back at the previous one in an attempt to analyze what happened, whether it was good or bad or perhaps even special. ...

6 Key Steps to Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Amputations

February 20, 2014
By Dr. Mark Hinkes, DPM Twenty first century technology is helping people with diabetes to heal foot ulcers. An Australian colleague, for example, is developing an application that reminds people w...

A Case Study in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Wound Healing

December 19, 2013
By Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a type of therapy that is oxygen done under greater than atmospheric pressure. Treatments are done according to approval by Medic...

Accurately Identifying Wound Etiology by Tissue Type and Appearance

October 22, 2020
Identifying wound etiology before initiating topical treatment is important. Additionally, correctly documenting wound etiology is significant in health care settings for many reasons. Accurate docume...

Advanced Therapies for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

March 31, 2020
Advanced wound care technologies have come a long way in treating chronic wounds. However, diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) can be challenging, and not every patient should have identical treatment. Utiliz...

Advanced Wound Care Interventions for Non-Healing Wounds

February 28, 2021
Chronic and non-healing wounds are those that do not progress through the healing process in a timely or predicted manner. They are a global problem and are becoming harder to treat. Medicare estimate...

Alginates and Other Emerging Dressings for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

May 21, 2024
Dressing selection for DFU requires a multilayered thought process to strive for optimal outcomes. In this interview, Cathy Milne shares important insights to apply in patient care....

Alternatives to the Total Contact Cast in Managing Diabetic Foot Ulcers

March 29, 2018
By James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed, FAPWH Editor's note:This blog post is part of the WoundSource Trending Topics series, bringing you insight into the latest clinical issues and advancement in wound ...

Biopsy: Is it a DFU or Carcinoma? (And Why Does it Matter?)

April 14, 2023
Medical misdiagnosis is common and can be caused by errors in clinical reasoning that arise from knowledge deficits, cognitive biases, and dual-process thinking.1 Dual process thinking is a generally ...

Can Amputation be Palliative?

August 7, 2013
By Aletha Tippett MD In considering this question as to whether amputation can be palliative, let’s keep clear that these are two separate subjects that sometimes interact. It is key to always keep...
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