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Treating skin ulcers in the office

The key principle for wound care is to get to good wound-bed preparation. ... MacKinney. Instead, he said the main principles for treatment include local wound care and dressings, management of edema without using furosemide, and potentially surgery for
June 2020

Peace and permission

After several days of wound care, pain control and futile antibiotics, my attending—1 of the most senior physicians in that hospital—decided to refocus our goals of care. ... And his grandson promised him that he would care for that dog as long as Mr.
April 2022

The well-chewed calorie

Culture is bigger than any one of us. Cultural variation in behavior and health outcomes tells us rather indelibly, whether we like the message or not, that the basic care and ... Again, it would be as if your foot catches fire, and you feel compelled to
April 2022

Volunteer internists help to rebuild Haiti

Internist volunteers have shifted focus accordingly. First responders pitched in as needed, providing basic wound and nursing care, for example. ... When Dr. Perry arrived in Haiti about three weeks after the earthquake, surgeries had subsided and
May 2010

Should the word 'hospitalist' be more protected?

even heard respiratory therapists and wound care nurses who are covering multiple floors describe themselves as the “respiratory therapy hospitalist” and “wound nurse hospitalist!”. ... His other clinical interests include quality improvement,
April 2022

Moxifloxacin for MRSA: Why is this not standard of care?

A few weeks ago, while treating a patient with a MRSA infected wound, a colleague who is a wound care doctor suggested using moxifloxacin to treat her infection. ... I told him as much, except the stupid part and he told me that I was wrong, that he had
April 2022

A doctor who embraces change, personally and politically

We have a great respiratory therapist and superb wound care and rehab nurses, for instance. ... There is no question that we could provide best-quality, comprehensive care to all patients.
July 2013

Diabetic foot care begins with bare feet

Medical options range from no use of antibiotics for clinically uninfected wounds to antibiotic therapy for all infected wounds, along with debridement and/or wound care. ... The primary care physician or a podiatrist should make recommendations about
October 2013

Following up on breast density

Vaccines are an important part of preventive care, but it can be hard convincing patients to keep up with the existing vaccination schedule. ... This issue includes a preview of three of those lectures, with stories aboutand managing wound care.
June 2020


He was also coauthor of the second edition of the ACP Ethics Manual and coauthor of ACP's first paper describing the need for universal access to health care. ... He remained at the hospital for more than 40 years, serving as medical director of the
March 2018

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