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New Guidelines Released for Melanoma Treatment

Based on an extensive review of scientific literature and the recommendations of recognized melanoma experts, the American Academy of Dermatology has released updated evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.


ConvaTec Inc Acquires Boston Medical Device, Inc

ConvaTec Inc, a developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, has acquired Boston Medical Device, Inc, a distribution company that offers a platform of specialized medical devices throughout Latin America.


WOCNCB Honors Award Winners

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board announced that four certificants received awards at the 2011 43rd Annual WOCN Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.


World MRSA Day Activities Announced

The 3rd Annual World MRSA Day Kickoff Event and Global MRSA Summit will be held October 1, 2011 at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois. The 2011 Global theme is: “The MRSA Epidemic – A Call to Action.”



  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.

Special Considerations in Wound Bed Preparation 2011: An Update©

R. Gary Sibbald BSc, MD, Med, FRCPC (Med Derm), MACP, FAAD; Laurie Goodman BA, RN, MHScN; Kevin Y. Woo, PhD, RN, FAPWCA; Diane L. Krasner PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, MAPWCA, FAAN; Hiske Smart, MA, RN, PG Dip (UK), IIWCC (Canada); Gulnaz Tariq, RN, BSN, PG Dip (Pak); Elizabeth A. Ayello PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, MAPWCA, FAAN; Robert E. Burrell PhD, MSc; David H. Keast MD, MSc, BSc(Hon), DipEd, CCFP, FCFP; Dieter Mayer MD, FEBVS, FAPWCA; Linda Norton, BScOT, OT Reg(ONT), MScCH; and Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD



Bonus Content
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A Decade of War, Wounds, Wisdom, and Gallantry
Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD

Your Meaningful Use and International Statistical Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision Checklist
Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN


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