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Today's Wound Clinic
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November 2016

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Volume 10 Issue 11
B. Braun Launches Prontosan® Wound Gel X
Wound Center Earns Excellence Award Niagara Falls (NY) Memorial Medical Center has been named a “Center of Excellence” by Restorix Health, a management company based in White Plains, NY.
Wound Care Researcher Earns Lifetime Achievement Award
By sharing science-based information and education with health professionals, scientists, nutrition communities, and stakeholders, the Nestlé Nutrition Institute fosters “science for better nutrition” to contribute to improving the quality of people…
Jacksonville Beach, FL – Approximately 6.7 million people in the United States are living with chronic wounds, and that number is expected to increase by 2% annually over the next decade.1 An aging population and increasing rates of diseases and…
MAC Announces Prepayment Probe Review for Outpatient HBOT
D. Elizabeth McCord, PhD, FAPWCA; Kyle D. Hilsabeck, PhD; & Nancy B. Ray, PhD |
It has been estimated that 1% of individuals in the Western population are living with venous (stasis) leg ulcers and approximately 2.5 million Americans are experiencing chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), which can lead to stasis ulcers and…
Frank Aviles Jr, PT, CWS, FACCWS, CLT |
“Let medicine be thy food and let food be thy medicine.” — Hippocrates
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 authors do not represent, guarantee, or warranty…
Eric J. Lullove, DPM, CWS, FACCWS |
The 2016 Presidential election is over. Donald Trump is the President-Elect of the United States of America after collecting more than 59 million votes and winning more than 26 states.  The electorate was angry and sent a message to the Washington,…
Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
I am writing this editorial the morning after a surprising, historic United States presidential election that swept into office an unexpected candidate in Donald Trump. My 25-year-old daughter called and asked me to explain how this happened. I’d…
Helen Gelly, MD, FACCWS, UHM/ABPM, FUHM |
The definition of a “nutritional assessment” within the national coverage determination for HBOT is vague. Although an assessment of nutritional status should be routinely performed on all patients seen in the outpatient wound clinic, the protocol…
Matthew Regulski, DPM, ABMSP, CMET, FAPWH(c) |
Today, more than one century after three Nobel prizes were awarded for its discovery, we have clear evidence that this so-called vitamin is in fact a pleiotropic steroid hormone similar to other steroid hormones. What’s the impact on wound healing?
Brian Scott Peskin, BSc |
While genetic research may offer promise for the future, there are other innovative clinical approaches to care that can be effective today. This article discusses a new adjuvant modality.   
Liz Friedrich, MPH, RDN, CSG, LDN, FAND, & Stephen G. Bergquist, MD, CWSP |
There’s apparent confusion in the wound care industry regarding the impact of proper patient nutrition on wound healing. This article will help providers fill the gaps between knowledge, care delivery, and reimbursement.
Nancy Collins, PhD, RDN, LD, FAPWCA, FAND, & Liz Friedrich, MPH, RDN, CSG, LDN, FAND |
Nutrition professionals now use an etiology-based definition of malnutrition rather than the standard concept of lab values. In order for proper diagnosis and coding, wound clinic providers must understand this new definition and the criteria…
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