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Editorial Correspondence

Today's Wound Clinic
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October 2020

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Volume 14 Issue 10
Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
Malpractice lawsuits are common for patients with pressure injuries, and their consequences can follow clinicians even when the charges are dismissed. This author takes a look at how plaintiffs can prevail in pressure injury lawsuits, and how…
Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, AWCC, CLT-LANA, CLWT, CORE |
Wound healing can be maximized by the management of edema, and offering lymphedema services in the wound clinic can be an ideal solution. This author details the value a certified lymphedema therapist or certified lymphedema and wound therapist can…
Kathleen D. Schaum has been added to the biographical volumes of Marquis Who’s Who. She is a founding member of Today’s Wound Clinic and frequent author of TWC’s Business Briefs and Consultation Corner columns, as well as the founder and presenter…
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 accuracy. However, HMP and the author do not represent, guarantee, or warranty that coding, coverage, and payment…
From Nov. 4–6, join the experienced leaders in wound care as they offer their insights at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall. This year, the conference is again being held online so wound clinicians can attend from anywhere. For the full…
Tanya Babitch and Robin Desrocher |
The increased utilization of advanced practice providers (APP), who can examine and diagnose patients under physical supervision, necessitates a closer look at the legal duties of the supervising physician. These authors provide a guide to building…
Laura Hale Brockway |
Effective communication among wound care physicians is crucial to prevent malpractice claims. This author presents a case study illustrating how action or inaction on the part of the physicians led to allegations of professional liability, and how…
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS
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Information regarding coding, coverage, and payment is provided as a service to our readers. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy. However, HMP and the author do not represent, guarantee, or warranty that coding, coverage, and payment…
Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
I vividly remember my first malpractice suit. In the 1980s there were no rules about how many hours resident physicians worked. Like most of my colleagues, I worked over 100 hours a week. It’s not surprising that after two years, I succumbed to…
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