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News in Wound Care

Reflections on the Wounds Canada Fall Conference
By John Gregory, IIWCC

A Journey of a Thousand Steps to #ActAgainstAmputation
By By Mariam Botros, DCh, IIWCC, CEO, Wounds Canada; Doris Grinspun, RN, MSN, PhD, LLD(Hon), O.ONT. CEO, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO); Amanda Thambirajah, Director of Government Relations – Ontario, Diabetes Canada; Cathy Harley, Executive Director of CAET and Sue Rosenthal, BA, MA, Director, Knowledge Mobilization, Wounds Canada

Health Quality Ontario: Supporting Better Wound Care
By Nancy Sikich, Director, Health Technology Assessment, Health Quality Ontario and Terri Irwin, Director, Quality Standards Health Quality Ontario

Spend a Minute, Save a Life: Inlow’s 60-Second Diabetic Foot Screen
By Mariam Botros, DCh, IIWCC; Janet L. Kuhnke, RN, BA, BScN, MS, ET, Doctorate in
Psychology(c) and Sue Rosenthal, BA, MA

Words Matter How to Get Your Message Across: Six Tips to Improve Your Writing
By Allyson Latta, BA, HBJ, and Sue Rosenthal, BA, MA

Patient Perspective: Empowerment, and Living with a Diabetic Foot Ulcer
An Interview with Robert S. Meyer by Janet L. Kuhnke

Wound Sleuth
By R. Gary Sibbald, BSc, MD, MEd, FRCPC (Med) (Derm), FAAD, MAPWCA, JM; Patricia M. Coutts, RN, IIWCC, and Laura Lee Kozody, BSc, DCh, IIWCC; Photos by Reneeka Persaud, MD

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How are you managing DFUs? Innovative Therapy in Accelerating Wound Healing
A presentation digest featuring Christine A. Murphy, RN CETN(C) BSc(hons) MClScWH PHD

Evidence-Based Pressure Injury Prevention: Setting the Standard
A presentation digest featuring Chester Ho, MD, and Marlene Varga, MSc RN BScN IIWCC

Using Low Frequency Nerve Stimulation to “Treat the Cause” in Chronic Venous Insufficiency
A presentation digest featuring Connie Harris, RN ET MSc IIWCC and Deirdre O’Sullivan-Drombolis BSc PT MClSc (WH)

Managing Infected Wounds and Biofilms: What have we learned in the past year?
A presentation digest featuring Kevin Woo, RN PhD FAPWCA

Treating Hard-to-Heal Wounds: An Evidence-Based Approach for DFU and Chronic Wounds
A presentation digest featuring Robert Fridman, DPM FACFAS CWSP

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