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Editorial Correspondence

Today's Wound Clinic
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June 2014

Volume 8 Issue 5
Joe Darrah |
Orlando, FL — It was meant as an innocent question, really, when Suzanne Roach asked her physician about the softball-sized mass within her left thigh. The impetus for her visit to the doctor that day in the fall of 2013 wasn’t even related to that…
Edward C. Mahoney, PT, DPT, CWS |
This article will examine the benefits of exercise for patients living with nonhealing, chronic wounds in an attempt to assist the practitioner in developing safe, effective exercise programs for their patients. Additionally, the benefits of…
Analise B. Thomas, MD & Wesley P. Thayer, PhD, MD |
As the discovery and evolution of antibiotics continues to increase survival, there has also arisen a corresponding increased need for creative and practical patient care management. Accordingly, progress in the care of diseases associated with…
Michael Baptista, MD |
This article will assist the wound care specialist in identifying who might be eligible for such surgery and the postsurgical conditions that could present in the wound clinic after referring patients for bariatric procedures.
Nancy Collins, PhD, RD, LD/N, FAPWCA & Colleen Sloan, RD, LD/N |
  When it comes to conducting proper wound care and assisting patients in preventing chronic wounds, proper nutrition is as important as topical skin care. Although wound healing is complex and treatment can become problematic, ensuring timely…
This month’s ICD-10-CM diagnosing coding documentation tool covers diabetes mellitus.
  Product description: The PICO System is a seven-day, single-use negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) device. Its innovative design has expanded the benefits of NPWT to multiple indications by offering all the effectiveness of NPWT in an off-the-…
Caroline Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS |
   A report released by the CDC earlier this year estimated 42% of Americans would be obese by 2030. We will not need to worry about having patients to care for in our wound centers. We will need to worry about whether the healthcare system will…
Donna J. Cartwright, MPA, RHIA, CCS, RAC, FAHIMA & Kathleen D. Schaum, MS |
  This installment of “Business Briefs” will provide the reimbursement aspects of two clinical topics being covered in this issue of Today’s Wound Clinic: bariatric surgery and debridement.
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