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Happy New Year-2016!

Happy New Year to all of our readers! We hope everyone had a healthy and happy holiday season and is ready to have a productive and successful 2016. As we begin the 29th volume of Advances in Skin & Wound Care, we will continue to provide our readers with the highest quality of clinical research in wound care, state-of-the-art advancements, and continuing education opportunities.


Since its launch in 1988 as Decubitus, the journal has come a long way. It has evolved to include digital products and a social media presence. Our website ( includes archived issues, videos, article collections, blogs, news, quick polls, and a Wound Clinical Solutions Investigation (CSI) section. You can also access the online editions via our iPad app, available on iTunes (


Let us know your thoughts regarding wound care news or professional issues via Facebook ( and Twitter ( In addition, you can follow us on our LinkedIn page at


With the many forms of communication available, we hope to hear from you-our readers! Don't forget, potential authors can always e-mail us at mailto:[email protected] with article topic ideas.


Let's have an educational and memorable year!


Kathleen A. Greaves


Senior Managing Editor


Advances in Skin & Wound Care