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  THIS JUST IN December 2011  

Medical Tape Named Best New Product

The 3M Kind Removal Silicone Tape was among the top 100 most innovative, high quality, and revolutionary ideas named by Popular Science magazine in its “Best of What’s New Awards.”

Non-sterile Alcohol Prep Pads Discontinued

Covidien will discontinue its non-sterile alcohol prep pad product line sold under the brand names Webcol and Curity, effective February 1, 2012, and will continue to offer equivalent sterile products as a replacement for the discontinued non-sterile codes.

APWCA Sets Annual Conference in Orlando

The American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA) will host “New Frontiers: APWCA2012 National Clinical Conference on March 29-April 1, 2012, at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars now for the 27th Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care, October 20-23, 2012, at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch for more details in the coming months.


From the pages of Advances in Skin & Wound Care
Earn CE/CME credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from the October 2011 issue of Advances in Skin & Wound Care and taking the test.

Pressure Ulcer Staging Revisited: Superficial Skin Changes & Deep Pressure Ulcer Framework
R. Gary Sibbald, BSc, MD, MEd, FRCPC (Med Derm), MACP, FAAD, MAPWCA; Diane L. Krasner PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, MAPWCA, FAAN; and Kevin Y. Woo PhD, RN, ACNP, FAPWCA

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.

Grade 1 Pressure Ulcers: We Only See What We Know
Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD

Mapping Documentation to Support Your Work Performed: Part 2
Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN

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