Topical Therapies

Lida Faroqi, DPM, Ronald Guberman, DPM, DABPS, CWS, Jaime Humberto Velasco, BA, Gabriella Sabatini Schreiner, BS, Saniya Bonde, BS, and David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD
4,268 reads | 0 comments | 05/24/2018
Allen Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS
20,281 reads | 0 comments | 07/23/2014

Compounding topical medications can help tailor the treatment of wounds to individual patient needs and may offer wound healing effects that are not otherwise available. This author explores how compounded topical medication can reduce pain, stimulate new tissue healing, increase vascular perfusion and decrease bioburden.

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John Giurini, DPM, FACFAS, and Allyson Berglund, DPM
19,801 reads | 0 comments | 07/25/2013

Given the increasing numbers of diabetic wounds among the populace and the complex environment of wounds, it is crucial to have a grasp of effective topical treatment options that can facilitate healing. These authors discuss factors that affect wound healing as well as treatment options ranging from hydrogel dressings and calcium alginate to split thickness skin grafts, foams and biologics.

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