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Does The Term Never Event Apply to Pressure Injuries?

October 7, 2016
By Jeffrey M. Levine MD, AGSF, CWS-P Editor's Note: The views expressed in Dr. Levine’s posts are solely those of the author, and do not represent the views of any medical school or national organi...

HBOT: The Office of Inspector General’s Most Wanted?

March 23, 2017
By Thomas E. Serena MD, FACS, FACHM, FAPWCA In 1950, J. Edgar Hoover published the first edition of the FBI’s most wanted list. Since that time, no less than 512 fugitives have been featured. Many ...

How to Improve Safety for Your Wound Care Patients

March 9, 2014
By Paula Erwin-Toth MSN, RN, CWOCN, CNS I hope this missive finds all of you safe and warm. For many, this has been an exceptionally brutal winter. Blizzards, ice storms, avalanches and a drought. ...

Legal Perils and Pitfalls of Wound Care – Is Your Policy Up to Snuff?

June 28, 2022
I have been there, done that. Sitting in the fact witness chair in front of a plaintiff attorney who is wildly waving a copy of my facility’s wound care policy and procedure, demanding to know why cer...

Off Label Drug Use in Wound Care

July 15, 2016
By Cheryl Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, FACCWS, DAPWCA, CLTC Providers may view off label drug use (OLDU) for wounds as the "new wave". However, if there is little or no scientific evidence supporting th...

Show Your Appreciation During National Caregiver Month

November 5, 2013
By Paula Erwin-Toth MSN, RN, CWOCN, CNS November is National Caregiver Month. Unpaid caregivers are the unsung army of health care providers. They give their time, energy, resources and most import...

The Economic Burdens and Policy Implications of Chronic Nonhealing Wounds

March 22, 2018
by Marcia Nusgart, Executive Director, Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders Editor's note:This blog post is part of the WoundSource Trending Topics series, bringing you insight into the latest clini...

The Hidden Challenges of Wound Care in Long-Term Care Facilities

December 10, 2015
By Cheryl Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, FACCWS, DAPWCA, CLTC In my role as a consultant and educator, I thought it would be interesting to acquire a handful of perspectives from wound care providers who ...
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