New Textbook Chapter on Pressure Injuries & Chronic Wounds

I am thrilled that my chapter entitled Pressure Injury and Chronic Wounds was just published in a major new reference work. The textbook is entitled Geriatric Medicine: A Person Centered Evidence Based Approach and is available on Springerlink. My chapter is...

Pressure Relief and Pressure Redistribution: What is the Difference?

Pressure relief and pressure redistribution are important concepts in preventing and managing pressure injuries (also known as bedsores or pressure sores). These terms refer to different strategies and techniques used to alleviate and prevent excessive pressure on a...

Malnutrition Can Impact Wound Healing

Malnutrition can have a significant impact on wound healing. Proper wound healing is a complex process that involves various cellular and biochemical reactions. When the body is malnourished, it lacks the essential nutrients necessary for these processes, which can...

Vitamins and Wound Healing

Wound healing is a complex biological process that involves inflammation, tissue formation, and tissue remodeling. Vitamin supplements can play a role in wound healing by supporting various aspects of the body’s natural healing processes. Here are some key...

Elder Abuse on Film: A Geriatrician’s Viewpoint.

This past Halloween weekend I stayed home with my wife and binge watched old horror films that included the suspense thriller, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane, released in 1962. This film follows the twisted relationship of two aging sisters. Blanche, played by Joan...