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Today's Wound Clinic
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December 2017

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Volume 11 Issue 12
In this episode, podcast host Stephen G. Bergquist, MD, CWSP, and Shaun Carpenter, MD, FAPWCA, CWSP, finish their discussion on (almost) all parts inherent to the ongoing debate on debridement in wound care. 
“Measures Under Consideration” List for 2018 Pre-Rulemaking Released
Frank Aviles Jr., PT, CWS, FACCWS, CLT |
I was assigned to write a column on how wound care clinics can successfully integrate physical therapy into their new and established programs based on responses that Today’s Wound Clinic (TWC) received through its most recent Reader’s Choice survey…
Advanced Practice Nurse Joins Arkansas Wound Clinic
VA Launches Wound Care Telehealth Program 
James R. Ravitz & Rachel Hold-Weiss |
Many people who require treatments for chronic wounds are elderly patients with limited mobility. Some of these patients live in areas that require significant travel to the wound clinic, such as a rural community. Many of these patients may not be…
Valerie A. Rinkle, MPA |
Editor’s Note: Kathleen D. Schaum, MS, author of Business Briefs, will be on extended vacation through early 2018. While she’s away, we will feature guest authors in this column space. Ms. Schaum will return to her column beginning with the February…
Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
Each patient I am currently treating with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), plan to treat, or have recently treated is under some type of payment review, either by my Medicare Administrative Contractor (eg, prepayment review) or by a private…
Lawrence F. Kobak, Esq |
When it comes to trying new products on wound clinic patients, “creative” relationships may tend to emerge between clinics and manufacturers. But what are the questions that healthcare providers should raise when determining what might be illegal?…
Stephanie F. Bernatchez, PhD; Lynn Peterson, RN, BSN, WOCN; & Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
Wound care clinicians may be wary of initiating compression therapy when arterial disease is present due to fears for patient safety. This article will instruct providers on appropriate assessment and treatment. INTRODUCTION
Jay Joshi, MD, DABA, DABAPM, FABAPM |
Just as primary care providers are encouraged to refer wound patients to outpatient clinics, these clinics should be making referrals to pain specialists. But when should referral occur?
Christina Le, BSN, RN, CWS, & Melissa Bailey |
Opening a wound clinic is not without its risks and challenges. These five questions will help clinicians and program directors decide if the outpatient wound care service line is truly appropriate for them.
With this exclusive retrospective, TWC takes a look back at our publication over the past year — our 10-year anniversary.   
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