A Clinical Minute

A Clinical Minute: Amniotic Allograft Therapy for Complex Nonhealing Wounds: A Promising Approach When Other Treatments Have Failed

  Patients referred to wound centers frequently have complex wounds and comorbidities that contribute to poor wound healing. Amniotic allografts have recently been used in the treatment of difficult-to-heal wounds....

A Clinical Minute: Taking the Pressure Off Diabetic Wound Care

With the growing diabetes epidemic, management of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) has become crucial, given they precede 85% of all nontraumatic lower extremity amputations.1 Furthermore, there is a 68% mortality rate 5 years post-lower-extremity amputation.2...

A Clinical Minute: For Cancer Patients, When Does the Wound Deserve the Same Attention as the Disease?

For individuals fighting cancer, nothing is more important than the curative treatment regimen. Honey used for wound healing is reemerging in modern day medicine, particularly for patients with cancer....

A Clinical Minute: Battling Opportunistic Pathogens and Infection

   Infection rates are staggering, continue to challenge the healthcare system, and have been shown to increase mortality, hospital readmission rates, length of stay (LOS), and overall healthcare expenditures....

A Clinical Minute: Little Patients, Big Outcomes: The Role of MEDIHONEY® in Pediatric Wound Care

Special consideration must be given to unique characteristics present in pediatrics patients, including fragile and sensitive skin, different comorbidities, and underlying physiological and anatomical skin differences....

A Clinical Minute: Is It Time to Rethink Your Wound Care Modalities in Complex Wound Management?

The main challenges associated with complex wounds include the need for multiple modalities, limitations of advanced therapies, and underlying disease concerns. In my wound care clinic patient population, these complex patients are the norm....

A Clinical Minute: Don’t Give Up on That Wound — A Palliative Care Perspective

Ostomy Wound Management introduces a new occasional column that focuses on the many clinical indications of MEDIHONEY®. We invite you to share your feedback and professional experiences with this product in the Comments section that follows each article at www.o-wm.com....