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WoundSource Practice Accelerator's picture

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly impacted many aspects of patient care and medical practice. Changes have ranged from supply chain adjustments to transformations in patient interactions. Many of these practices may be standard for the foreseeable future. Although many medical professionals have attended to patients with COVID-19, there has been a major decrease in other necessary aspects of medical care, including wound management.

Cheryl Carver's picture

By Cheryl Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, MAPWCA, FACCWS

Many of us will eventually take on a caregiver role in one form or another. According to the 2020 update, the number of family caregivers in the United States increased by 9.5 million between 2015 and 2020. More than one in every five Americans is now a caregiver in their own home. Because of our aging population, there is an associated increase in demand for caregiving, and there should be an emphasis on education and support for this population.