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Editorial Correspondence

Today's Wound Clinic
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October 2009

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Volume 3 Issue 5
Trisha Carlson, MSN, MBA-HCM, RN, CWCN, DAPWCA |
Trisha Carlson, MSN, MBA-HCM, RN, CWCN, DAPWCA Chronic wound management requires frequent assessment of the wounds’ needs to evolve the plan of care and reach complete wound closure in a timely manner. This is often easier said than done,…
Marcia Nusgart, R.Ph,
Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS
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Our readers may remember fondly (or perhaps not so fondly) the days when there were frequent requests from all forms of DME suppliers, home health agencies, infusion providers, and product manufacturers to visit our clinics. This is usually during…
John S. McInnes, M.D., J.D.
Paul M. Rudolf, M.D., J.D. |
*Disclaimer: “This article is intended to be a general summary of certain aspects of law and policy and does not constitute legal advice. Readers should consult with competent counsel to determine applicable legal requirements in a specific fact…
John S. McInnes, M.D., J.D.
Paul M. Rudolf, M.D., J.D. |
I. Background The subject of this article is surgical wound debridement performed by physicians. Surgical debridement is an important component of chronic wound treatment, and has been described by one author (along with systemic antibiotic therapy…
Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS |
  When it comes to the patients that we care for in our clinics, we do everything we can to be of service, and to make their road to healing as “painless” as possible, both literally and figuratively.
Caroline Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS. Co-Editor of TWC |
  As clinicians, we are in the business of solving problems. We make diagnoses, weigh the risks and benefits of various options, and initiate treatments. We take charge, and the whole concept of ‘evidence based medicine’ is predicated on the idea…
Chris DeMeo, Healthcare Section of McGlinchey Stafford |
  A wise man once told me that no good deed goes unpunished. This ironic observation that a life of service is not without hardship, is a real, legal conundrum for physicians and hospital-based wound care departments (facilities) when it comes to…
  In 1999 Tere Sigler, PT, CWS, CLT-LANA, established the Archbold Center for Wound Management at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, Georgia and is still the clinical director. This last year the center has expanded to include Hyperbaric…
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…
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