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Background: As the incidence of acute and chronic wound conditions rises and wound dressing protocols become more complex, uninsured patients lacking access to specialty wound care are…
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Background: The use of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in the treatment of chronic wounds is increasing. To apply PRP as a topical gel, initial activation of the platelets is required for…
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Objective: At our large urban teaching hospital we care for a diverse population of ileostomy patients. Our practice initiative was to decrease readmissions for new ileostomates. Methods: …
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Background: Approximately 6.5 million people suffer from chronic wounds in the U.S. Chronic wound patients routinely receive incorrect diagnoses, ineffective or incorrect treatments, absorb…
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Introduction: The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) changes clinician reimbursement from a fee-for-service payment system to a fee-for-value system. Physicians are scored according…
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Background: With the raised awareness and concern over antimicrobial resistance, medical-grade honey as a treatment modality has made a comeback, with increasing literature available on multiple…
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Introduction: Incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD) is a major concern with hospitalized patients and puts them at higher risk for skin breakdown and ulceration. Zinc oxide has been proven to…
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Background: Pressure ulcers have been reported to be common particularly in the elderly or patients with mobility or cognitive impairments. Increased morbidity, mortality rates and healthcare spend…
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Poster Abstract Submission SAWC/Spring 2018 Information/Educational Report An Evidence Based Practice Initiative Julie Rivera MSN, RN-BC, CWOCN, Erin Donohoe BSN, RN, CWOCN, Renee Murray-Bachmann…
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Background: A remote therapy monitoring (RTM) system has been developed for use with a negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) unit for patients in the homecare setting. In conjunction with RTM, a…
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