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Diabetic Foot Ulcer: Treatment and Prevention

November 9, 2017
By the WoundSource Editors Estimates are that by 2030 there will be 550 million individuals with diabetes in the world. Because almost a quarter of all people with diabetes will develop a foot ulce...

Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Topical Management Strategies

August 28, 2019
By Hy-Tape International According to a published study, the global prevalence of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) is 6.3%, with male patients and older adults being the most likely to be affected.1 Thi...

Diabetic Foot Ulcers: When Standard of Care Is not Enough

March 31, 2020
Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) continue to be a major problem, causing patient suffering, burden, infections, and high mortality. The cost of DFU treatment was estimated at $1.3 trillion globally in 2015...

Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

October 6, 2011
By Laurie Swezey RN, BSN, CWOCN, CWS, FACCWS Diabetic foot ulcers are one of the most dreaded complications of diabetes, and represent a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. It is estimate...

Must Love Dogs: Animal Adventures in Home Health Care

January 10, 2019
By Margaret Heale, RN, MSc, CWOCN "Must Love Dogs (Cats, Lizards, Snakes, Birds, AND Arachnids)." This is a line that needs to be next to all job advertisements for home health care staff. You see,...

Opinion: Financial Stewardship in Hospitals and Wound Clinics

February 6, 2020
By Lydia Corum RN MSN CWCN The times are changing in the world of wound care. There used to be a time when there were no problems with reimbursements, as long as the doctor wrote the order. Today, ...

Product Technology Overview: JOBST® Comprifore

October 8, 2014
By Chinenye Queen Ezike and James McGuire DPM, PT, CPed, FAPWHc Venous Leg Ulcers (VLUs) are the most common cause of lower extremity ulcerations, affecting about 1% of the US population. Recurrenc...

Product Technology Overview: Optifoam Heel® Dressing by Medline Industries, Inc.

March 12, 2015
By Tasneem Masqati and James McGuire DPM, PT, CPed, FAPWHc The majority of the wounds of the lower extremity are of arterial, venous or neurotrophic(diabetic) origin. ...
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