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New Dermal Scaffold Manages Wounds, Ulcers, and Burns

PriMatrix Ag Antimicrobial Dermal Repair Scaffold, an acellular dermal tissue matrix incorporating ionic silver, has been launched for the management of wounds, ulcers, and partial-thickness burns.


Study Shows Skin Barriers Help Stoma Patients

New observational study results have indicated that use of skin barriers with moldable technology from ConvaTec helped to maintain skin integrity and improve peristomal skin issues in stoma patients.


Physician-specific Wound Care Certification Exams

The Council for Medical Education and Testing is the only physician-specific wound care certifying organization in the United States. The next examination date is on August 20, 2011, at the Birmingham Marriott Hotel, 3590 Grandview Parkway, Birmingham, Alabama, in conjunction with Advances in the Science of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.


Wound Care Course Designed for Sales Reps

The “Professional Wound Care Representative Course” is for sales representatives in the field of wound management and will be offered at the Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care on September 9, 2011 from 8:30 am-12:00 noon. Register now while a discount is available.



  FROM THE JOURNAL

From the pages of Advances in Skin & Wound Care
Earn CE/CME credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from the August 2011 issue of Advances in Skin & Wound Care and taking the test.

Heel Pressure Ulcers: Purple Heel and Deep Tissue Injury
Richard Salcido, MD; Augustine Lee, MD; and Chulhyun Ahn, MD, MS

Bonus Content
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Inside the Deep Tissues: Nerves, Arteries, Veins, and Lymph
Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD

Skin Care Formulary Checklist
Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN


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  • Pressure ulcers
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