Wound Care, Skin Ulcers and Pressure Sores
Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Identify strategies to prevent and manage patient complications from wounds: including treating infection, nutrition recommendations, and potential surgical consultation.
2. Use evidence-based recommendations (e.g. AMA PCPI wound care measures) to systematically document the evaluation of patients presenting with wounds.
3. Establish a plan for a patient-centered, multidisciplinary team approach to the care of patients with pressure, diabetic, or venous ulcers.
4. Implement screening and prevention strategies for patients at high risk for the development of pressure ulcers.
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Daniel L. Stulberg, MD, FAAFP, Professor of Family & Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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