Pertinent Insights On Offloading For Ulcerations

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Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

   Dr. Bell is a board-certified wound specialist of the American Academy of Wound Management and a Fellow of the American College of Certified Wound Specialists. He is the founder of the “Save a Leg, Save a Life” Foundation, a multidisciplinary, non-profit organization dedicated to the reduction of lower extremity amputations and improving wound healing outcomes through evidence-based methodology and community outreach. Dr. Bell practices at the First Coast Cardiovascular Institute in Jacksonville, Fla.

   Dr. Giovinco is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona. He is the Director of Education of the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA).

   Dr. Suzuki is the Medical Director of the Tower Wound Care Center at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers. He is also on the medical staff of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and is a Visiting Professor at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Tokyo. Dr. Suzuki can be reached via e-mail at Kazu.Suzuki@CSHS.org .

References

1. Rose JF, Giovinco N, Mills JL, et al. Split-thickness skin grafting the high-risk diabetic foot. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Feb 8 (epub ahead of print).
2. Black J, Clark M, Dealey C, et al. Dressings as an adjunct to pressure ulcer prevention: consensus panel recommendations. Int Wound J. 2014 Mar 3 (epub ahead of print).

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sarah McBridesays: May 2, 2014 at 5:14 am

Interesting article. Thank you.

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