Dr. Levine is a nationally recognized expert in wound care and pressure ulceration. and has published and spoken widely on this topic. He is a Board Member of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). Dr. Levine's Pocket Guide to Pressure Ulcers co-authored by Elizabeth Ayello RN and published by the New Jersey Hospital Association is in its 4th printing and has sold over 30,000 copies.
This article was published in Advances in Skin & Wound Care: March 2012 – Volume 25 – Issue 3 – p 115–117 My co-authors were: Elizabeth A. Ayello PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, MAPWCA, FAAN; Karen Zulkowski, DNS, RN, CWS; and Joyce Fogel MD, FACP ABSTRACT: With
Skin: An Essential Organ is Chapter 4 in Wound Care Esentials: Practice Principles, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. The 4th Edition of this book was just released in September 2016. This chapter was co-authored by Dr. Jeffrey M Levine with Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWCN,
In the summer of 2010 I helped the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) introduce the new MDS section for skin condition. I gave a two hour talk in Las Vegas which was videotaped and posted on YouTube by CMS. This video goes over pressure
This article was published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA), volume 12, #3, pages 179-183, March 2011. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released the new Resident Assessment Instrument version 3.0, which went into effect October 1, 2010. The intention
This article was published in Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 23(6):273-284, June 2010. This is a CME (Continuing Medical Education) article published in the June issue of Advances in Skin & Wound Care. It gives the basics of revised MDS 3.0 specifically regarding the section
This article was published in Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 2009 Aug;16(8):359-363 To identify medical conditions related to pressure ulcer occurrence when at-risk status is appropriately assessed and preventive measures are in place we did a retrospectice chart review in an acute care hospital. Charts were reviewed for
This article was published in Ostomy Wound Management 2009; 55:6, p 6. Our healthcare system sought to enrich and improve strategies to assess, document, and prevent pressure ulcers and to identify key personnel to implement these strategies. An evaluation of our practices yielded the following recommendations:1. Assess
This article was published in Annals of Long-Term Care, Volume 17, pp 1524-7929. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in the LTC setting has major consequences in terms of mortality, morbidity, and increased healthcare costs. Complications include pain, chronic skin ulceration, gangrene, amputation, infection, and death. In recent
A Consensus Paper From the International Expert Wound Care Advisory Panel This article was published in Wounds. Issue 9, September 2008. As part of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initially identified eight preventable adverse events on August
This article was published in Clinical Geriatrics 16:7, p 17-20. 2008. Medicare recently released new reimbursement guidelines that will deny payment for “preventable” complications that arise during hospitalization. These include such entities as catheter-related infections, fall-related injuries, transfusion with incompatible blood products, and pressure ulcers. This
Dr. Jeffrey M. Levine has authored numerous articles on topics related to healthcare of the elderly. These include medical history, prevention and treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure ulcers, elder neglect and abuse, and physical restraints. He has also edited a book on legal and regulatory aspects of nursing homes.