Publications

Pocket Guide to Pressure Ulcers

Dr. Levine’s Pocket Guide to Pressure Ulcers, co-authored by world authority Elizabeth A Ayello RN, PhD, is designed as a quick reference for front-line clinicians caring for wounds.  This booklet has sold over 30,000 copies nationwide, and has become a popular sourcebook in skilled nursing facilities across America

Other publications include:

 

Wound Care: What the Medical Director Needs to Know

This article was published in Caring For the Ages, a journal sponsored by the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) - the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.  The article covers everything the medical director needs to know about wound care...

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The Effect of Oral Medication on Wound Healing

Given the accelerated medical discoveries of recent decades, there is a surprising lack of oral medications that directly improve wound healing. Of the oral medications available, most target ancillary aspects of wound care such as pain management, infection...

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Skin Failure: An Emerging Concept

This article was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association and is available for download. Skin failure is an emerging concept that ties together and clarifies current trends in clinical practice. Many studies have associated acute...

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Wound Healing in the Geriatric Patient

I recently served as invited guest editor of a special issue of Today's Wound Clinic on the aging wound care patient. My lead article is entitled Wound Healing in the Geriatric Patient. Other aging related topics in this issue include nutrition and wound care, and...

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Dakin’s Solution: Past, Present, and Future.

This article on the history of Dakin's Solution was published in the journal, Advances in Skin & Wound Care.  Dakin's solution has been used for almost a century for treatment of infected wounds. Developed by a biochemist named Henry Dakin in the early 20th...

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Improving Communication in the Wound Clinic

8 Steps to Developing a Community-Based Wound Care Team: A Practical Guide for Reaching Beyond Wound Center Walls By nature of their various (and often multiple) comorbidities, wound care patients reside in a spectrum of healthcare settings. Communication is important...

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