Lydia Meyers

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black widow spider
March 26th, 2015

by Lydia A. Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

In the times that I have worked with amazing hospitals and doctors, I have learned and gathered information on the differences between two types of necrotizing infections that happen in the world of wound care....

Bacteria culture
February 13th, 2015

by Lydia A. Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

Wound infections are discussed in the media and are a major reason for admission into the hospital. With the importance in health care today to decrease costs, I was encouraged to do research into where infections come from and the causes for...

August 7th, 2014

by Lydia A. Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

Today's health care changes are a necessity. Unfortunately, both the country's economy and overspending with abuse of the system contributed to this need for change. What are the predictions for the future? How can educated health care...

February 26th, 2014

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

December 19th, 2013

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a type of therapy that is oxygen done under greater than atmospheric pressure. Treatments are done according to approval by Medicare/Medicaid rules and regulations. At this time...

October 17th, 2013

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

There is a traveler coming to your hospital who will only be working for 13 weeks, eight weeks or however long the facility needs that nurse. As a nurse working in the hospital, how does working with this temporary staff member make you feel? What...

August 16th, 2013

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

May 30th, 2013

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

Diabetes is the number one cause of amputation for wound care patients. Individuals with diabetes need monitoring and education about the dangers they face on a daily basis due to their condition. Diabetic ulcers often begin with a simple bump, as...

April 8th, 2013

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

February 11th, 2013

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

December 27th, 2012

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

November 2nd, 2012

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

September 20th, 2012

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

I have been thinking for awhile about what to do for this month’s blog. During the time I worked for CTI nutritional I realized that many wound care nurses, including myself, are not well trained in nutrition. I also noted the impact that...

August 23rd, 2012

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN

July 26th, 2012

by Lydia A Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN