A Review of the Skin Failure Concept

My new paper entitled Skin Failure: Concept Review and Proposed Model is now available electronically ahead of print (EPUB) on the Advances in Skin and Wound Care website, and will appear in print March of 2022.  The manuscript reviews the skin failure concept,...

Medical Device Related Pressure Injury to the Ear due to Mask

My recent article in the June issue of Advances in Skin and Wound Care reviews the problem of pressure injury to the ear related to masks.  In the article I present a case report of a wound behind the ear of a long-term care resident who sustained a pressure injury to...
Is There a COVID-Related Wound?

Is There a COVID-Related Wound?

A variety of skin lesions have been described with Coronavirus infection, also called COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2, and this post explores whether there is a link between COVID and wounds. Understanding of this disease is still in the early stages, and it is unclear whether...

Skin Failure at WoundCon 2020

This past winter I presented on SKIN FAILURE at WoundCon, the first of its kind ONLINE Virtual Wound Care Conference and Expo. Brought to you by the publishers of WoundSource®,  this full-day virtual conference on Thursday, April 2, 2020 included a series of CME/CE...

Geriatric Medicine Recertification Completed

I am happy to announce that I passed the test.  I am referring to the geriatrics examination given by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).  This means that I am recertified as a Board Certified Specialist in Geriatric Medicine. Recertification is required...
Wound Care Research at the American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting

Wound Care Research at the American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting

I just returned from the American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, where parts of my wound care research were presented as a poster. My co-author was geriatrician-in-training Dr. Rikitha Menezes, who participated in data collection. Rikitha came...