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My Most Interesting Case: The Value of Being Suspicious

Stephanie Wu, DPM, MSc, FACFAS
Associate Dean of Research, Professor of Surgery, Professor, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, Director, Center for Lower Extremity Ambulatory Research (CLEAR), Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL

Industry Spotlight: Adam Kelliher, Avita Medical’s CEO

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My Most Interesting Case

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Catherine Ratliff, PhD, APRN-BC, CWOCN, CFCN

The outpatient wound clinic buzzed with the sound of patients, doctors, and nurses. My pager had gone off 5 minutes prior: they needed assistance with a patient. The first thing I heard was a female’s painful cries.

NEW COLUMN: My Most Interesting Case This Week

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Catherine T. Milne APRN, MSN, BC-ANP/CS, CWOCN-AP

    My phone rings on Friday at 4 pm: a skilled nursing facility in a rural area 60+ miles away has a patient with a problem. They know something isn’t right with an ankle wound and they want someone who can take a look at the patient before the weekend, when per diem staffing is the norm. None of the answers to my questions fits a pattern that can be easily addressed. I decide to make the drive. Fortunately, I take a student.

Industry Spotlight: Elaine McGowan, BSN, RN, CWCN, Vice President of Clinical Affairs, DermaRite Industries

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Wound Healing Dynamics #6: A Bowel Routine. What's That?

–Karen J. Farid, RN, MA, CWON

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Industry Spotlight: Gerry LoDuca, DUKAL Corporation

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Industry Spotlight: BSN medical President Roberto Muñoz

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Wound Healing Dynamics #5: When to Biopsy a Wound

–Karen J. Farid, RN, MA, CWON

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Kennedy Terminal Ulcer: What You Need to Know

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What is a Kennedy Terminal Ulcer (KTU)?

A KTU is an unavoidable skin breakdown or skin failure that occurs as part of the dying process.1

What does a KTU look like?

The KTU is described as a pear-, butterfly-, horseshoe-, or sometimes irregular-shaped red/yellow/black ulcer, similar in appearance to an abrasion or blister, that may occur suddenly.2