May the love for my art actuate me at all times. — Maimonides, medieval physician and philosopher... continue reading about From the Editor: Advancing the Art of the Science
It’s been almost 2 years since the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) changed the term pressure ulcer to pressure injury and made changes to previously used staging de... continue reading about The Editorial Implications of Pressure Ulcer and Pressure Injury
The United States is experiencing an epidemic of prescription opioid misuse that cannot be ignored.... continue reading about Can We Talk?: Be Alert: Skin and Wound Problems in Persons Who Inject Drugs are on the Rise
It is no secret that implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP) in health care is nowhere near the levels it should be.1 It also is well known that a myriad of factors affect the di... continue reading about Editor's Opinion: Human Nature, Science, and Evidence-Based Practice
Each year, I write the editorial for the issue of Ostomy Wound Management that goes to the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (see annual poem below).... continue reading about From the Editor: The Blues… or Something More?
All of us have decisive (aka, “Ah ha!”) moments that lead to choosing a career focus.... continue reading about Guest Editorial: Enhanced Resources Help Answer the Question, Why Wound Care?
Pressure ulcers are the most common reason for malpractice litigation against nursing homes and represent a substantial portion of claims against other sites of care including hospitals.... continue reading about Can We Talk?: The National Plaintiff's Advisory Panel? Pressure Ulcers, Litigation and the NPUAP's New Staging System
Pressure ulcers are everywhere. They can be found at every patient age, in conjunction with a myriad of comorbidities, and in every health care setting.... continue reading about From the Editor: Pressure Points
According to a participant in the 90-minute briefing,1 policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia were told of a list of forbidden words ... continue reading about Can We Talk?: Censoring Science
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.... continue reading about Guest Editorial: Understanding the Patient Experience, Patient Satisfaction, and the Obese Person with a Wound