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Smaller size hydrofiber wound dressings introduced

New, narrower sizes of Aquacel and Aquacel AG ribbon dressings designed for smaller and tunneling wounds are now available.


Last chance to register for Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care

Haven’t registered yet for the 25th Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care? Don’t miss out! Join us September 30 to October 3, 2010, at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and Conference Center in Orlando, Florida. Register now!


Malpractice systems cost over $54 billion annually

Medical malpractice systems account for more than 2.4% of America’s healthcare spending. What can be done to curtail the cost?


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 exam will be held 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM, October 3, 2010, at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, in conjunction with the Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care.


Palliative care lengthens life

Researchers have found that adding palliative care early to patients’ standard treatment not only improves their quality of life but lengthens their life as well.



  FROM THE JOURNAL
Earn CME/CE credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from Advances in Skin & Wound Care and taking the test.

Local Wound Care for Malignant and Palliative Wounds
Kevin Y. Woo, PhD, MSc, RN, ACNP, GNC(C), FAPWCA, and R. Gary Sibbald, BSc, MD, MEd, FRCPC (Med Derm), MACP, FAAD, MAPWCA

Bonus Content
Be sure to take advantage of these bonus articles from Advances in Skin & Wound Care. By accessing them through your eNews link, you can read the articles free of charge.

Enhancing Telemedicine in Wound Care
Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD

Arterial Ulcer Checklist
Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN


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