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  THIS JUST IN November 2011  

FDA Approves Topical Wound Gel

Excellagen, a professional-use, sterile, syringe-based advanced wound care product for the management of diabetic foot ulcers and other dermal wounds, has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration.

Vitamin D and Skin Cancer Risk

New research reports findings that the higher a person's vitamin D levels, the higher the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer, such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

Pediatric Burns May Heal with Fewer Treatments

According to a new study from researchers at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri, fewer treatments are just as effective as standard of care for children suffering from burns.

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. 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.

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy and Delivery Systems in Nonhealing Wounds
Jonathan Brower, BS; Sheila Blumberg, MD; Emily Carroll, BS; Irena Pastar, PhD; Harold Brem, MD; and Weiliam Chen, PhD, RPh

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.

Stem Cell Therapy: The Expectations, Considerations, and Clinical Research Issues
Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD

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

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