Wound Care Q&A

How To Treat Traumatic Wounds In The Lower Extremity
Posted by hmpadmin on June 22, 2015 at 1:54 pm

Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 7 - July 2015Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWSAs patients go barefoot in the summer, they can step on glass or other debris. These expert panelists expound on treating puncture wounds and other trauma wounds such as skin lacerations and burns. Q: What is your approach to lower extremity puncture wounds, such as wounds caused by stepping on nails and broken glass?Section: Wound Care Q&ATopics: Wound Car […]

Keys To Treating Fungal Infections In Patients With Wounds
Posted by hmpadmin on April 20, 2015 at 6:09 pm

Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 5 - May 2015Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWSPatients with wounds can be especially challenging when they develop fungal infections. These panelists discuss fungal treatment options, whether they get cultures to direct treatment and address innovative fungal treatments. Q: Do you treat fungal skin and nail disease in patients with lower extremity wounds?Section: Wound Care Q&ATopics: Wound Car […]

Practical Considerations With Using HBOT For Patients With Wounds
Posted by hmpadmin on February 20, 2015 at 5:25 pm

Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 3 - March 2015Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWSContinuing a discussion of the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for patients with wounds, the panelists offer insights on contraindications for HBOT as well as insurance issues. They also debate whether physicians over-utilize or underutilize HBOT. Q: Do you have any contraindications or warnings before starting HBOT?Section: Wound Care Q&ATopics: HBOT […]

A Closer Look At HBOT For Foot And Ankle Indications
Posted by hmpadmin on December 30, 2014 at 3:19 pm

Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 1 - January 2015Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWSHyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can be a valuable adjunct treatment for foot and ankle wounds. Our panelists discuss the indications for HBOT, their personal experience with the treatment and keys to patient education on the modality. Q: What are your main indications for HBOT in the foot and ankle?Section: Wound Care Q&ATopics: HBOT […]

How And When To Use Bioengineered Alternative Tissues
Posted by hmpadmin on October 22, 2014 at 6:28 pm

Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 11 - November 2014Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWSContinuing a discussion of bioengineered alternative tissues (BATs), these panelists discuss precautions to take before using BATs and when to avoid using them. They also offer their advice on approaching any new BATs that arrive on the market. Q: What are your clinical pearls or precautions before using BATs for your patients?Section: Wound Care Q&ATopics: Bioengineered Alternative Tissues […]

Current Insights On Bioengineered Alternative Tissues
Posted by hmpadmin on August 20, 2014 at 8:26 pm

Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 9 - September 2014Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS Bioengineered alternative tissues (BATs) can be valuable advanced treatments for wounds that are not healing. These expert panelists share their clinical experience with using BATs, appropriate timing for considering BATs and what wounds they most commonly use BATs to treat. Section: Wound Care Q&A […]

Healing Post-Op Amputation Wounds
Posted by hmpadmin on June 20, 2014 at 3:15 am

Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 7 - July 2014Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS Following amputation, patients can sometimes experience difficulty in healing their wounds. These expert panelists explore what leads to delayed amputation wound healing, successful offloading strategies and how to facilitate the healing of transmetatarsal amputations. Section: Wound Care Q&A […]

Pertinent Insights On Offloading For Ulcerations
Posted by hmpadmin on April 22, 2014 at 1:26 pm

Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 5 - May 2014Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS The location of an ulcer can make prevention and management particularly challenging. Accordingly, these expert panelists discuss surgery for plantar diabetic foot ulcers, dressings and emerging treatments for pressure ulcers, and key offloading principles. Section: Wound Care Q&A […]

Key Pearls On Treating Pressure Ulcers
Posted by hmpadmin on February 24, 2014 at 7:59 pm

Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 3 - March 2014Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS These expert panelists discuss how to offload pressure ulcers in the heel and ankle, which patients are at high risk for pressure ulcers and whether one should debride dry heel eschar. Section: Wound Care Q&A […]

Expert Insights On Offloading Lower Extremity Wounds
Posted by hmpadmin on December 20, 2013 at 5:26 pm

Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 1 - January 2014Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS Given that offloading is critical to healing wounds in the lower extremity, these panelists discuss assessment techniques for wounds, favored modalities for offloading diabetic neuropathic ulcers and how to document pressure wounds. Section: Wound Care Q&A […]

Current Insights On Treating Gangrenous, Odorous And Painful Wounds
Posted by hmpadmin on October 22, 2013 at 5:36 pm

Issue Number: Volume 26 - Issue 11 - November 2013Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS These insightful panelists offer their expertise on dressings, particularly for wounds that are dry and gangrenous, and wounds with strong odor. They also share their perspectives and insights on painful wounds. Section: Wound Care Q&A […]

Current Perspectives On Dressings, Tunneling Wounds And Infected Ulcers
Posted by hmpadmin on August 20, 2013 at 5:52 pm

Issue Number: Volume 26 - Issue 9 - September 2013Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS Offering insights on dressing dispensing and obtaining a level of debridement with dressings, these panelists also share their thoughts on wounds ranging from deep tunneling wounds to infected ulcerations in the lower extremity. Section: Wound Care Q&A […]

A Guide To Selecting The Right Dressings For Wounds
Posted by hmpadmin on June 25, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Issue Number: Volume 26 - Issue 7 - July 2013Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS The proper selection of a wound dressing can greatly facilitate wound healing. Accordingly, the panelists share their thoughts on dressing selection, antimicrobial dressings and emerging dressings in wound care. Section: Wound Care Q&A […]

Essential Insights On Treating Pressure Ulcers
Posted by hmpadmin on April 19, 2013 at 4:03 pm

Issue Number: Volume 26 - Issue 5 - May 2013Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS Our expert panelists expound on the treatment of pressure ulcers, including the use of calcanectomies, nutritional supplements and negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT). Section: Wound Care Q&A […]

Managing Pressure Ulcers In The Lower Extremity
Posted by hmpadmin on February 26, 2013 at 4:44 pm

Issue Number: Volume 26 - Issue 3 - March 2013Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS Our expert panelists offer essential keys to diagnosis, share their insights on offloading modalities, and discuss mattresses and beds to help resolve pressure issues. Section: Wound Care Q&A […]

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