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Today's Wound Clinic
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March 2013

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Volume 7 Issue 2
In this exclusive column, Today’s Wound Clinic (TWC) offers our readers the chance to ask industry-related questions to our expert editorial board members. This month’s questions come from multiple sources.   Q: “How much attention should physicians…
Spotlight On: Diabetes Children’s Hospital Nets $5 Million for Diabetes Center   A $5 million donation from the Lift a Life Foundation has helped fund the launch of a $12 million comprehensive diabetes center at Kosair Children’s Hospital,…
Abstract Award Winners Announced for SAWC 2013   Officials with HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, Malvern, PA, have announced the abstract award winners for the upcoming Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring/Wound Healing Society conference…
Editor’s Note: Desmond Bell is a member of the Today’s Wound Clinic editorial board and co-founder/executive director of the Save A Leg, Save A Life Foundation, Jacksonville, FL. This interview was originally published in the journal Ostomy Wound…
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS |
Information regarding coding, coverage, and payment is provided as a service to our readers. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information. However, HMP Communications and the author do not represent, guarantee, or warranty…
Laura Bolton, PhD |
Jan. 13, 1938 – Feb. 1, 2013   Sometimes, life allows us to learn from a person so gifted and gracious his presence remains even after he leaves the room … or the planet. That was Morris Kerstein. As one of the world’s pre-eminent vascular…
Caroline Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS |
  As I think about the national epidemic of diabetes and my own struggles in caring for these patients, I’m convinced this is an example of the emerging theory of “simplexity” — a concept that considers a potential relationship between complexity…
Jill Henneberg, BSN, RN |
  The No. 1 cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputations and the seventh-leading cause of death in the US,1 diabetes has a large presence in the majority of wound care clinics. This is where comprehensively educated, trained, and credentialed wound…
Tere Sigler, PT, CWS, CLT-LANA |
  As a physical therapist, my initial experience in wound care was limited to hospital rehabilitation departments, where blood glucose monitoring is generally not available. I had always discussed the relationship between wound healing and blood…
Donna J. Cartwright, MPA, RHIA, CCS, RAC, FAHIMA |
  The diagnosis of diabetes (and its related complications) is one of the most common diagnoses that occurs in wound care clinics. As many may have already heard, the US will convert from the current ICD-9-CM coding for diagnoses to the new ICD-10-…
Nancy Collins, PhD, RD, LD/N, FAPWCA & Colleen Sloan, RD, LD/N |
  Diabetes has quickly become one of the most complex health challenges of the 21st century. In 2010, a total of 10.9 million US residents ages 65 years and older were reported to be living with diabetes.1 Currently, it is the seventh-leading cause…
Cornelius A. Davis III, MD |
  Providing wound care to patients who live with diabetes is further complicated by the admixture of other conditions commonly present with this chronic disease. However, the significance of these comorbid complications is only evident once the…
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