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Complex Wounds 101

July 17, 2019
By the WoundSource Editors Complex wounds pose a significant challenge for many health care providers. These wounds are often multifaceted, making treatment tremendously difficult. They represent a...

Complications in Chronic Wound Healing and Associated Interventions

March 28, 2018
by the Wound Source Editors Chronic non-healing wounds affect millions of patients each year and contribute significantly to their morbidity and mortality. These wounds have a substantial impact b...

Complications of Venous Leg Ulcers

January 31, 2019
by the WoundSource Editors Venous leg ulcers (VLUs) are difficult to treat, and when they are present a variety of complications may arise. These complications can be challenging to treat and may o...

Does Osteomyelitis Always Require Surgery?

September 10, 2015
By Aletha Tippett MD Typical treatment when osteomyelitis (bone infection) is discovered is to plan a surgical treatment, usually wide debridement, but up to and including amputation. I was recentl...

Osteomyelitis and Diabetic Foot Wounds: What You Need to Know

May 12, 2023
Editor's Note: In this interview, Ronald Sherman, DPM, MBA, and Christopher Abularrage, MD, address the steps they take to treat infected diabetic foot wounds of varying degrees, including those with ...

Review: Role of Inflammatory Markers in the Healing Time of Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis Treated by Surgery or Antibiotics

December 17, 2020
By Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Journal Review Club One of the most severe complications of the diabetic foot is diabetic osteomyelitis. The diagnosis of diabetic foot osteomyelit...

Review: Treatment Options for Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis in Children

November 19, 2015
By Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Journal Review Club Editor's note: This post is part of the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM) journal review club blog series....

Treating Osteomyelitis: Non-Surgical Interventions for Complex Wounds

May 6, 2019
By Cathy Wogamon, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, CWON, CFCN Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone that usually requires surgical intervention. What about the patient who presents with comorbidities that pre...

When to Use Antimicrobials and Why

March 19, 2024
In this interview, Christine Miller, DPM, PhD, CWSP, FACCWS discusses judicious use of antimicrobials in wound care, especially related to the care of chronic wounds. ...
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