By James McGuire, DPM, PT, CPed, FAPWHc, and Jeffrey D’Alessandro, BS
Given the complexity of biofilm in lower extremity wounds, these authors offer a closer look on how biofilm develops, keys to eradicating biofilm and emerging modalities that may have an impact in the future.
By Kazu Suzuki, DPM, Ryan Lockhart, BS, and Zoe Birnbaum, BS
A significant number of wound care patients may present to your office with chronic pain present for more than three months. These authors provide a guide to treating patients with mild, moderate and severe pain, and review key principles in prescribing and monitoring opioid use.
By David Hatch, DPM, and David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD
Recent literature has suggested that split-thickness skin grafts (STSGs) have a growing role in wounds, particularly in the diabetic foot. These authors provide practical pearls for preparing the STSG application site, harvesting the graft and applying the graft successfully.