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Volume 57 - Issue 6 - June 2011

June
2011

Issue
6
Volume
57
  •   Enteral feeding tubes have become commonplace at facilities caring for pediatric patients who have swallowing disorders or digestion problems. Among the many tubes available, the three main types…
  •   Obesity rates are rising at an alarming rate and pose a major public health concern in the US and worldwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention1 estimate that 34% of the American…
  • I am not a teacher; only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead – ahead of myself as well as of you. —George Bernard Shaw   Ottamissiah (Missy) Moore, BS, LPN, CLNI, WCC,…
  • Abstract   To address a persistent lack of evidence regarding the clinical outcomes of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) and identify which patient groups are most likely to benefit from NPWT,…
  • Abstract   Rib chondro-osteitis is rare and usually caused by tuberculosis. A 63-year-old man presented with fever, painful swelling, and a burning sensation in the parasternal right submammary…
  • Pattern film dressing has comfort technology   3M Skin and Wound Care (St. Paul, MN) launched 3M™ Tegaderm™ Diamond Pattern Film Dressing with Comfort Adhesive Technology. The dressing features…
  •   Ostomy Wound Management (ISSN 0889–5899) is a peer-reviewed journal owned and published 12 times a year by HMP Communications, LLC. Copyright © 2011 by HMP Communications. Opinions expressed by the…
  • The National Association For Continence is a national, private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence. The NAFC’s purpose is to be the leading…
  • This article was not subject to the Ostomy Wound Management peer-review process.   Negative pressure wound therapy has always fascinated me. As a layperson, it’s amusing to startle my friends and…