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Wound Care Q&A

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS Panelists: Warren Joseph, DPM, FIDSA and Robert Smith, DPM, MSc, RPh, CPed, CPRS

Are fluoroquinolones safe? These panelists discuss current indications for this class of antibiotics, concerns over emerging black box warnings as well as keys to patient education and appropriate, safe prescribing.

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS Panelists: Jacob Fassman, DPM, FACFAS, CWS and Valerie Marmolejo, DPM, MS

Outcomes in all of medicine, but especially wound care, go beyond the physical clinical presentation. Accordingly, the panelists discuss unique mental, social and emotional challenges wound care patients may face, and share their experiences and…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

Hematomas can occur in many clinical scenarios, including trauma and as a postoperative complication. Often, patients with hematomas have multiple medical issues as well as mobility issues that compound the challenges of a hematoma. Accordingly,…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

What does one do when a wound does not respond to traditional treatment? In this discussion, panelists share when a biopsy is an appropriate choice, pearls on technique and their experience with individual patient cases. 

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

Recurrent DFUs are a prominent and challenging issue that podiatrists encounter often. Accordingly, these panelists address patient adherence, risk factors and treatment approaches as well as emerging technology that may help prevent these…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

Exploring a wide range of issues with managing pain in patients with wounds, these panelists share their experience in addressing pain associated with post-op wounds, discuss debridement-related pain and review how the advent of drug monitoring…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

While advanced modalities receive a fair amount of hype, proper debridement remains a fundamental cornerstone of wound care and closure. Accordingly, these expert panelists discuss sharp debridement, share their thoughts on device-assisted…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

Dehiscence and poor healing, among other complications, can be issues with post-amputation wounds in the lower extremity. Accordingly, these panelists address common complications, which amputation types are more at risk for problems and what…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

Compression hose and compression pumps can be effective options to reduce edema in wound care patients. These expert panelists discuss how to optimize prescriptions of these devices and touch on when to involve other medical specialists.

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Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

The roles of advanced therapies within the wound care armamentarium and the timing of when to use them can be debatable. Accordingly, these expert panelists share their perspectives on modalities ranging from hyperbaric oxygen therapy to NPWT…

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