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THIS JUST IN January 2012  

Maggots Heal Difficult Wounds Faster

A study by French researchers suggests that maggot debridement may work better than scalpels when cleaning large wounds that won't heal easily, such as diabetes-related wounds.

WOCNCB Certification Programs Accredited by NCCA

The National Commission for Certifying Agencies has accredited the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board’s 5 certification programs.

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 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
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Exploring the Effects of Pain and Stress on Wound Healing
Kevin Y. Woo PhD, RN, ACNP, FAPWCA

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