Why We Need To Take A Closer Look At The Roles Of ‘Wound Care Specialists’

Molly Judge DPM FACFAS
6/16/09 | 4672 reads | 3 comments
Currently, there are a number of people on the health care team touting themselves as wound care specialists. For those of you who may not know, the term “wound care specialist” does not imply a physician, a physician’s assistant or even a member of the nursing staff for that matter. Scores of people who might otherwise be considered “volunteer staff” or “nursing assistants” are now being sent for an abbreviated course in wound care products and, after taking this course, are subsequently referred to as “wound care specialists.” Read More.

Vessel Loops: A Simple Alternative For Wound Closure

Molly Judge DPM FACFAS
5/21/09 | 11360 reads | 0 comments
Among the many tips, quips and pearls that we have learned over the years, some techniques will stand the test of time better than others. Indeed, some techniques are more a matter of fad than function and will soon fall by the wayside. Valuable techniques, those that become a part of every day practice, serve patients very well and become a part of the standard of care. Read More.