Clinician's Corner

 

A Surgeon’s Perspective On Non-Healing Wounds

Recently, on the tail end of a 30-year career in chronic wound care, I’ve taken the opportunity to ponder the thousands of patients that I’ve seen throughout my clinical lifespan. Along their healing journey, we have shared both abundant successes and failures. I’ve learned that effective care is really “compassionate education.” We teach our patients about their healing challenges, and how their decisions and actions can lead to a better outcome. If we allow it, those under our care can […]

The 4 Ds of Wound Care – A Clinician’s Perspective

What I’ve Learned from My Experience as a Wound Care Clinician. I have been a certified wound specialist for more than 20 years. In that time, I have learned a number of best practices for wound prevention and treatment during the delivery of compassionate patient care. The first is to not be quick to jump to a treatment. While it’s easy to reach for something on the shelf or the latest product that came through the door, those aren’t always […]