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Osteomyelitis is serious, but surgeons have time to weigh treatment options

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Dec 10, 2014

A recent study in Diabetes Care found that a six-week course of antibiotics worked as well as a 12-week course in patients with osteomyelitis in the diabetic foot, and patients in the six-week group experienced fewer gastrointestinal side effects. One takeaway point is that osteomyelitis is serious, but unlike acute soft tissue infections, is rarely an emergency, podiatrist David Armstrong writes. Podiatry Today magazine online (12/05)


White House honors wound care nurse for creativity

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Dec 17, 2014

Advanced treatments make foot amputations less frequent

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Dec 03, 2014

Amnion/chorion membrane heals wounds faster than standard dressing in study

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Dec 03, 2014

Revascularization can prevent amputations, doctor says

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Nov 26, 2014

Provider uses wearable sensor to help prevent pressure ulcers

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Dec 10, 2014

Study finds amnion/chorion allograft works well for chronic foot ulcers

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Nov 26, 2014

Suction technique offers alternative to skin grafts

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Nov 26, 2014

Antipsychotic can cause serious skin reaction, FDA warns

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Dec 17, 2014

University of Arizona Medical Center adds burn treatment room

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Dec 17, 2014


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