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Photoclinic
Photoclinic
04/17/2022
A 33-year-old postpartum woman presented to our emergency department with dyspnea, orthopnea, and generalized abdominal pain and distention for 2 days. She had been having trouble breathing at rest and had...
04/17/2022
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
07/28/2021
A 45-year-old woman with severe obesity presented for evaluation after having undergone abdominoplasty in the Dominican Republic approximately 8 weeks prior.
07/28/2021
Wounds
Wounds
06/07/2012

SHARON A. ARONOVITCH, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN-AP
Excelsior College, Albany, NY

Dr Aronovitch is faculty program director, graduate nursing program, Excelsior College, Albany, NY.

SHARON A. ARONOVITCH, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN-AP Excelsior College, Albany, NY Dr Aron...
When wounds become chronic—ie, have not proceeded expediently through the four stages of healing and/or have languished for 3 months or more, usually “stuck” in the inflammatory or proliferative phase—a...
06/07/2012
Wounds
Wounds
03/12/2012
Chronic wounds are notorious for copious exudate production. Too much exudate can inhibit wound repair and cause periwound maceration because chronic wound fluid can break down extracellular matrix proteins...
03/12/2012
Primary Care
Primary Care
04/27/2011

D. BRADY PREGERSON, MD

D. BRADY PREGERSON, MD
Although many lacerations are treated in the emergency department, primary care clinicians still see their share of such wounds.
04/27/2011
Primary Care
Primary Care
04/27/2011
Caring for and closing wounds in certain areas involve additional risks and require special techniques. Wounds to the hands and feet—and anywhere on the head, including the scalp, face, and lips—can be...
04/27/2011
Primary Care
Primary Care
04/27/2011

D. BRADY PREGERSON, MD—Series Editor

D. BRADY PREGERSON, MD—Series Editor
Most wounds are still closed with some form of needle and thread. However, advances in technology have affected all areas of medicine, even the practice of basic wound closure.
04/27/2011