COVID-Related Skin Injuries

Thankfully the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is over, but the public health crisis brought new challenges to the wound care world.  There has been profound impact upon the epidemiology of skin lesions such as pressure injuries, and this post will discuss major...

Presenting on Skin Failure at SAWC

I was honored to present my recent paper on skin failure at the Spring meeting of the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) in Phoenix.  The SAWC meeting is an interdisciplinary forum designed for all clinicians who wish to learn state-of-the-art concepts regarding...

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...

Speaking of Aging Skin at NPIAP

I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking at the upcoming National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel Annual Conference on the topic of aging skin.  The NPIAP’s core mission is to provide interprofessional leadership to improve patient outcomes in pressure injury...