8 Steps to Developing a Community-Based Wound Care Team: A Practical Guide for Reaching Beyond Wound Center Walls
This article was authored by myself and Michael Cioroiu MD, FACS, CWS, who is co-director of the Center for Advanced Wound Care at Beth Israel Medical Center.
By nature of their various (and often multiple) comorbidities, wound care patients reside in a spectrum of healthcare settings. Communication is important for all types of chronic wounds due to a large spectrum of causation, particularly as it pertains to nonhealing traumatic or surgical wounds, diabetic wounds, arterial wounds, and those caused by venous disease. There are several avenues of communication that should be considered, all of which require attention to maintaining optimum transfer of information among providers and patients.
This article was published in Volume 7, Issue 3 (May 2013) of Today’s Wound Clinic.