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Medical societies issue guidance on using antibiotics in wound care

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Aug 03, 2016

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and European Wound Management Association issued a position paper on the appropriate use of antimicrobials in wound care. Guidelines include taking an interdisciplinary team approach to wound care, prescribing antibiotics for the shortest duration possible and only for wounds that are clinically infected, culturing infected wounds to guide antibiotic choice and basing antibiotic therapy on wound severity. Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (07/28)


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Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Aug 03, 2016

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Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Aug 10, 2016

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Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Aug 10, 2016

How to handle patients referred for DFU treatment

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Adventist Health Wound Healing Center in Calif. to close

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Laser ablation, sclerotherapy heal venous ulcers in study

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Aug 10, 2016

Experimental hydrogel gradually dissolves as wounds heal

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Aug 17, 2016

CMS updates quality measures, payments for health care facilities

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Aug 03, 2016

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Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jul 27, 2016


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