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Wound Care Q&A

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…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

These expert panelists discuss how to help wound care patients who are underweight as well as what diet modifications can facilitate optimal wound healing.

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What do you do for underweight patients with wounds?

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Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

Focusing on the importance of how a diet rich in nutrients can benefit wound healing, these panelists discuss broaching nutrition topics with their patients and how to treat morbidly obese patients with lower extremity wounds.

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Do you…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

These expert panelists offer keys to pain management, discuss current guidelines and share their thoughts on palliative care treatment for patients at the end of their lives.

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What is your standard of care for palliative wound care?

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

With increasing numbers of cellular and tissue-based products emerging on the market, these panelists discuss when to use such products, and which products are most effective.

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When do you decide a patient needs a cellular- or…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

These expert panelists discuss which dressings to use for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), venous leg ulcers and pressure ulcers with varying degrees of drainage.

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What are the most effective dressings to use with DFUs with no or mild…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

These experts share their advice for their initial assessment of neuropathic and pressure ulcers as well as effective offloading strategies.

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What is your initial assessment and approach to offloading lower extremity neuropathic ulcers…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

At what point should physicians seek advanced therapies for chronic wounds? These expert panelists discuss the guidelines for starting advanced therapy and which therapies show promise.  

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What kind of advanced therapies for…

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