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  THIS JUST IN March 2012  

New Wound Dressing Is Stronger, More Absorbent

Aquacel Extra Wound Dressing is made with hydrofiber technology and is reported to be more absorbent than its predecessor in the product line.

Medical Breakthrough in Female Urinary Incontinence

The Food and Drug Administration has cleared InTone to treat female urinary incontinence. The device combines mild micro-current stimulation, exercises, and guided biofeedback to strengthen the muscles in the pelvic floor, to treat female urinary incontinence.

Diagnostic Laser Device Spots Metastatic Melanoma

A newly invented photoacoustic melanoma detection device may speed up the diagnosis of metastatic melanoma and help save lives in the near future.

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars now for the 27th Annual Clinical Symposium on Wound Care, October 20-23, 2012, at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.

APWCA to Host National Conference in Florida

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.


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

Systemic Antibiotic Treatment of Skin, Skin Structure, and Soft Tissue Infections in the Outpatient Setting
Harriet Jones MD, BSN, CWS, FAPWCA

Bonus Content
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Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections: A Cautionary Tale
Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD

Checklist for Improved Wound Outcomes: Part 1
Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN

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