Publications

Pressure Ulcer Knowledge in Medical Residents: An Opportunity for Improvement

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

  20.03.2012

Skin: An Essential Organ

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,

  29.09.2011

Training Video for MDS 3.0 Section M: Skin Condition

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

  15.05.2011

MDS 3.0 Section M: Skin Conditions: What the Medical Director Needs to Know

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

  16.04.2011

15 Years of Covers on The Gerontologist

This video explores my photographic work that has appeared on the cover of The Gerontologist (TG) over the past 15 years.  The Gerontologist is published by Oxford University Press, and is the flagship journal of the Gerontological Society of America, and is devoted to multidisciplinary research and education

  29.03.2011

Essentials Of MDS 3.0 Section M: Skin Conditions

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

  13.06.2010

The Unavoidable Pressure Ulcer: A Retrospective Case Series

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

  1.08.2009

Optimizing Pressure Ulcer Care: A Checklist For System Change

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

  1.06.2009

Peripheral Arterial Disease And Its Consequences: Considerations For Long-Term Care

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

  2.02.2009

New Opportunities To Improve Pressure Ulcer Prevention And Treatment

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

  4.08.2008

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.