The Myth of Stage 1 Pressure Injuries

The Myth of Stage 1 Pressure Injuries

The current body of knowledge surrounding pressure injuries is replete with myths that have been accepted as fact. A myth is defined as a popular belief, sometimes imaginary, that has no basis in reality but serves to perpetuate an opinion or world view.  Stage 1...

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...

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...