Jeffrey M. Levine MD
Geriatrics • Internal Medicine • Wound Care
Dr. Levine is a nationally recognized expert in wound care and pressure injuries. He is an alumnus of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). Dr. Levine’s Pocket Guide to Pressure Ulcers published by the New Jersey Hospital Association is in its 4th printing and has sold thousands of copies to Skilled Nursing Facilities across America. He is author of the chapter on Pressure Injuries and Wound Care in the Geriatric Review Syllabus published by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).
The Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine contains the latest developments in geriatric medicine. It is a concise, up-to-date and comprehensive reference that is the primary source for physicians preparing to take board examinations. Dr. Levine was author of both the 9th and 10th Editions of the Pressure Ulcers and Wound Care section of the GRS.
In this post I will reflect upon two articles in the medical literature. The first is Unavoidable Pressure Injury: State of the Science and Consensus Outcomes, published in the Journal of Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing (JWOCN), and the second is How Long Must Humans...read more
As a geriatrician entering the twilight of my career, I look to the philosophers of my field for guidance on how to navigate my own later years. In addition to contemporary texts and journals I turned toward the ancients and discovered a gem in the writings of Cicero,...read more
This post is based on my article that recently appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Skin failure is an emerging concept that ties together current trends in clinical practice and deserves wider acceptance. Wound care providers have...read more