Search results for "Wound Care"

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A doctor who embraces change, personally and politically

We have a great respiratory therapist and superb wound care and rehab nurses, for instance. ... There is no question that we could provide best-quality, comprehensive care to all patients.
July 2013

Should the word 'hospitalist' be more protected?

even heard respiratory therapists and wound care nurses who are covering multiple floors describe themselves as the “respiratory therapy hospitalist” and “wound nurse hospitalist!”. ... His other clinical interests include quality improvement,
July 2020

The downfalls of medical care in rural America

Some do not have primary care physicians and may be unable to obtain a timely appointment. ... defend" decision. I was told I could not do wound care by my agent for the same reason: high risk if there was an infection.
July 2020

Moxifloxacin for MRSA: Why is this not standard of care?

A few weeks ago, while treating a patient with a MRSA infected wound, a colleague who is a wound care doctor suggested using moxifloxacin to treat her infection. ... I told him as much, except the stupid part and he told me that I was wrong, that he had
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Weekly debridement may heal wounds faster

the literature and that was conducted by a corporate provider of wound healing services. ... Researchers employed by the company, Healogics, collected data on a sample of nearly 313,000 wounds from all causes among nearly 155,000 patients from 525 wound
July 2020

Following up on breast density

Vaccines are an important part of preventive care, but it can be hard convincing patients to keep up with the existing vaccination schedule. ... This issue includes a preview of three of those lectures, with stories aboutand managing wound care.
June 2020

Peace and permission

After several days of wound care, pain control and futile antibiotics, my attending—1 of the most senior physicians in that hospital—decided to refocus our goals of care. ... And his grandson promised him that he would care for that dog as long as Mr.
July 2020

The well-chewed calorie

Culture is bigger than any one of us. Cultural variation in behavior and health outcomes tells us rather indelibly, whether we like the message or not, that the basic care and ... Again, it would be as if your foot catches fire, and you feel compelled to
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Nonmelanoma skin cancers treated even in patients with limited life expectancies

There were 67 complications in patients with limited life expectancy (20% of the limited life expectancy subgroup and 32% of 212 respondents to this item), mostly poor wound healing and symptoms ... And, wound care after surgery may be especially
July 2020

Treating skin ulcers in the office

In addition to five principles of wound care, an expert addresses pearls that can aid with all types of skin healing and antimicrobial efforts. ... The key principle for wound care is to get to good wound-bed preparation.
June 2020

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