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Antimicrobial wound dressing unveiled

Mepilex Border Ag is a new antimicrobial wound product that offers an all-in-one dressing that absorbs and retains exudate and maintains a moist wound environment.


Therapeutic surface helps prevent pressure ulcers

Newly launched in the United States, the Skin IQ Microclimate Manager helps reduce skin moisture, temperature, friction, and shear for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers.


Certification education and training partnership announced

The Wound Care Education Institute has announced a comprehensive wound certification education and training program in association with The Center for Wound Healing, Inc.


APWCA offers review course

The American Professional Wound Care Association will hold “The Essentials – a comprehensive review course on wound care management and intervention” in Los Angeles, California, 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM, Saturday, January 29, 2011, and 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Sunday, January 30, 2011.


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: November 13, 2010: 11 AM to 4 PM, at the Sheraton Newark Airport Hotel, Newark, New Jersey.



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Treatment of the Burn Patient in Primary Care
Lee S. Moss MS, APRN, NP-C, CWS

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Qui tam: False Claims Act
Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD

Checklist for Laboratory Tests to Rule out Atypical Causes of Leg Ulcers
Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN


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