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Wound Diagnostics

Atypical Wounds: Causes and Management (Part 1)

February 8, 2018
By Martin D. Vera LVN, CWS As devoted clinicians to the field of wound management we take a responsibility to educate ourselves and others about wound etiologies and characteristics, as well as man...

Case Scenarios: Wound Documentation Mistakes

January 23, 2019
By Cheryl Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, CWCP, DAPWCA, FACCWS, CLTC – Wound Educator Auditing documentation has always been part of my wound nurse role in some way or another. My first experience with aud...

CEAP and Venous Leg Ulcers: Comprehensive Objective Classification

April 16, 2020
Before the mid-1990s, venous disorders and disease were classified almost solely on clinical appearance, which failed to achieve diagnostic precision or reproducible treatment results. In response to ...

Clinical Challenges in Diagnosing Infected Wounds

February 27, 2018
by the WoundSource Editors Given the impact of infection on delayed wound healing, determining the presence of colonization and infection is imperative to achieving healed outcomes.Chronic wounds a...

Complex Wounds: Common and Uncommon

July 17, 2019
By the WoundSource Editors Although complex wounds typically present with clinical challenges in treatment, there are certain types of wounds that clinicians are used to facing: pressure wounds , a...

Diagnosis and Pathophysiology of Venous Leg Ulcers

January 24, 2020
By the WoundSource Editors The most common type of chronic lower extremity wound is the venous ulcer, affecting 1% to 3% of the U.S. population. Chronic venous ulcers significantly impact quality o...

Five Tips for Treating the Whole Patient, Not the Hole in the Patient

June 20, 2019
By Emily Greenstein, APRN, CNP, CWON, FACCWS Recently I was able to attend the Spring Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) in San Antonio, Texas. I attended many different lectures, presented, a...
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