Guest Editorial

HMP: Branding Wound Care for the Future

Over the past weeks and months, the team at HMP, hand-in-hand with our enthusiastic and dedicated faculty leaders, has been working not only to deliver more value in the existing brands that you kn...

Guest Editorial: Wound Infection: Myths and Microbes

This message is for all who make or influence wound care decisions. Patients are counting on you to do what works....

Guest Editorial: Enhanced Resources Help Answer the Question, Why Wound Care?

All of us have decisive (aka, “Ah ha!”) moments that lead to choosing a career focus....

Guest Editorial: Understanding the Patient Experience, Patient Satisfaction, and the Obese Person with a Wound

Health care organizations across the globe are seeking ways to improve the patient experience. This is particularly important in the United States because reimbursement is tied to this initiative....

Guest Editorial: Urinary and Fecal Incontinence in Men: An Underserved Area of Care

Urinary and fecal incontinence adversely affect the lives of 400 million individuals.1 Reported prevalence rates of urinary incontinence (UI) in adult men <65 years of age vary from 3...

Guest Editorial: Positive Change

In the 2017 Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) Annual Report, I described the internal/leadership change the Association was facing....

Guest Editorial: Electronic Tools for Enhanced Patient Outcomes

As president of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, it has been my pleasure to work with the Society’s Board of Directors and staff on a variety of initiatives designed to enhance woun...

Guest Editorial: Maintaining Our Objections to the NPUAP Changes

In my 30 years as a surgeon, new research and better science have resulted in great advancements in medicine. Technology has changed how surgery is performed and improved outcomes....

Guest Editorial: Stage 2 Pressure Ulcers Do Develop Granulation Tissue

In a recent deposition transcript I reviewed from the defense perspective, plaintiff’s counsel questioned the certified wound specialist as to whether she was familiar with the National Pressure Ul...

Guest Editorial: Pressure Injury Brexit?

Christopher Columbus initially was scorned because he believed an alternative trade route to the East existed. Like most groundbreaking exploration, Columbus’ came with unintended consequences....