Skip to main content

Patient Populations

Foot Health Among Vulnerable Populations: Reflections on a Recent Study

February 10, 2023
As a nurse who works with vulnerable populations, I have seen how foot health affects homeless patients in the hospital setting. I often witnessed that foot health was rarely addressed in their care p...

How Mental Illness Affects Wound Care and What Are the Solutions

May 13, 2022
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and with the staggering statistics of one in four adults living with mental illness, I immediately was motivated to write a personal blog. I previously shared my s...

Patient Populations: Barriers to Care

March 31, 2022
The most effective wound care is patient-centered and individualized. Consideration must be made for unique population characteristics during an inpatient stay to decrease the risk of hospital readmis...

Social and Environmental Sources of Disparities in Wound Care

August 11, 2023
There are physiologic, social, and environmental etiologic mechanisms for disparate health outcomes. Disparities in social determinants of health (SDH), bias, chronic exposure to stress, and generatio...

Understanding the Basics of Street Medicine and Wound Care

March 31, 2023
Laura Swoboda, DNP, APNP, FNP-C, FNP-BC, CWOCN-AP Due to factors including the lack of affordable housing and the retrenchment of social programs, the prevalence of homeless people experiencing hom...

What is the Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Wound Management

January 27, 2023
Health People 2030 (HP2030) define social determinants of health (SDOH) as conditions (nonmedical factors) within environments where people are born, reside, learn, work, play, worship, and grow old. ...
Have a product to submit?

Be included in the most comprehensive wound care products directory
and online database.
Learn More