Advances in Periwound Skin Breakdown Prevention: the Role of Novel Silicone-Acrylic Drape with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Emily Greenstein, APRN, CNP, CWON-AP, FACCSW
Ralph J. Napolitano, Jr. DPM, CWSP, FACFAS
Director, Wound Care and Healing, OrthoNeuro
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Specialty Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Riverside Methodist Hospital Critical Limb Center
St. Ann’s Hospital Wound Clinic
Licking Memorial Hospital Wound Clinic
New Albany, OH
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After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Recognize the economic and patient quality of life impact of periwound skin damage
- Explore some of the main factors that affect periwound integrity
- Examine the role of novel silicone-acrylic drape with negative pressure wound therapy in patients with periwound skin breakdown
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Dr, Napolitano: Consultant/Speaker—3M Health Care Medical Solutions Division; Speaker—Ortho Dermatologics
Daniel Federman, MD
Chief of Medicine, VA CT, West Haven, CT
Professor of Medicine, Yale University
New Haven, CT
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWCN, CWS (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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