Suzie Ehmann, PT, DPT, PhD(c), CWS, CLWT, CLT-LANA and Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, AWCC, CLT-LANA, CLWT discuss what wound care clinicains need to know about lymphedema, lipedema, and managing swelling.
Amanda Estapa, ACNP-BC, CWS, FACCWS, DAPWCA, Dot M. Weir, RN, CWON, CWS and Colin J. Traynor, DPM, CWSP employ a holistic approach to wound management. They consider different NPWT modalities for outpatient care and look at case outcomes from a variety of wound types.
Emily Greenstein, APRN, CNP, CWON-AP, FACCSW and Ralph J. Napolitano, Jr. DPM, CWSP, FACFAS discuss the importance of recognizing the economic and patient quality of life impact of periwound skin damage, and explore some of the main factors that affect periwound integrity. Then they'll examine the role of novel silicone-acrylic drape with negative pressure wound therapy in patients with periwound skin breakdown.
Christopher Barrett, DPM, CWS, MAPWCA and Ralph Napolitano, DPM, CWSP, FACFAS discusss the clinical burden of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) on patient quality of life and economics. They examine the clinical efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness of various advanced therapies for DFU management (dressings, negative pressure wound therapy, hybrid drapes) and how to develop an effective strategy for managing complex DFUs and preventing infections.
Luis G. Fernandez, MD, KHS, KCOEG, FACS, FASAS, FCCP, FCCM, FICS, Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS, FACFAS and Marc R. Matthews, MD, MS, MCG, FASC, FASGS discuss the latest analysis of NPWTi-d, incorporation of efficient fluid estimation systems and dressing technologies and the clinical application of NPWTi-d for effective wound cleansing and management.
Suzie Ehmann, DPT, CWS, CLT-LANA discusses ways to improve venous leg ulcer and lymphedema outcomes with a focus on 2-layer compression systems
Christopher L. Barrett, DPM, CWS, FAPWCA discusses an integrated approach to biofilm removal.
Christopher Barrett, DPM, CWS discusses a therapeutic approach to managing DFUs