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February 16, 2010Dear Subscriber,

Stay on the cutting edge of new product and industry news, prevention and treatment strategies, and regulation updates to help you meet your wound care challenges with Wound Care Insider. You're receiving this issue of Wound Care Insider, because you've subscribed to Advances in Skin & Wound Care's eNews, because you're a member of the American Professional Wound Care Association or the National Alliance of Wound Care, or because you've indicated in your NursingCenter.com registration profile that you're a wound care specialist.

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  ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

  Study Examines Bioburden and Wound Healing
  Biatain Silicone Foam Dressing Available
  Treatments for Plaque Psoriasis Compared
  Gene Influences Diabetes Development
  Infection Rates in Healthcare Facilities Reported
  APWCA Plans National Clinical Conference
  Physician-Specific Wound Care Certification Available through CMET


Study Examines Bioburden and Wound Healing
Healthpoint, Fort Worth, Texas, is providing research grants to the University of Florida, Gainesville, and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, to support a joint study evaluating bioburden and potential healing markers in chronic wounds. More  

Biatain Silicone Foam Dressing Available
Biatain Silicone, the newest product in the Biatain range, has been launched by Coloplast, Minneapolis, Minnesota. More  

Gene Influences Diabetes Development
Five of 13 newly discovered genetic variants increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. More  

Treatments for Plaque Psoriasis Compared
A phase 3 clinical study has compared the efficacy of 2 treatments for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. More  

Infection Rates in Healthcare Facilities Reported
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention supports public reporting of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) as an important component of national HAI elimination efforts. More  

APWCA Plans National Clinical Conference
APWCA2010, Wound Care and the Related Sciences, highlighted by more than 40 world-renowned experts from all wound-care disciplines, will be held April 8-11, 2010, at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center in Pennsylvania. http://www.apwca.org/apwca2010. For further information on these programs and other APWCA activities, visit http://www.apwca.org.  

Physician-Specific Wound Care Certification Available through CMET
The Council for Medical Education and Testing is the first organization to offer physician-specific certification of this type. For more information call 215-364-1111 or visit http://www.COUNCILmet.org.  



  FEATURED ARTICLES

From the Pages of Advances in Skin & Wound Care
Earn CME/CE credit by reading the peer-reviewed, continuing education article in the February 2010 issue of Advances in Skin & Wound Care and taking the test.

Lipedema: A Frequently Misdiagnosed and Misunderstood Fatty Deposition Syndrome

Caroline E. Fife, MD; Erik A. Maus, MD; and Marissa J. Carter, PhD, MA

Bonus Content
Be sure to take advantage of this bonus article from one of our sister journals, Nursing2010, at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. By accessing this content through your eNews link, you can read the article free of charge.

Basic Ostomy Management: Part 1
Diane Deitz, MSN, ACNP, CWON, CWS, and Judy Gates, MSN, RN-BC, CWS, FAACCWS

Coming in Advances in Skin & Wound Care's March 2010 issue:

  • Wound biopsy
  • Pressure ulcer prevention
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy



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