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Wound Etiology and Healing Study

O&P News, August 2017

ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01352078

Purpose: The purpose of the Wound Etiology and Healing (WE-HEAL) study is to help researchers use human tissue samples and health records to study the reasons why some patients heal quickly and some have problems healing wounds. All patients seen in the Center for Wound Healing with an open wound are asked to participate. Information from this research may help to understand how to prevent and treat certain diseases.

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Soldiers, Athletes and Champions

O&P News, August 2017
In 2004, Melissa Stockwell became the first woman to lose a limb in active combat in Iraq. A second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, she was on a convoy in central Baghdad…
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Wearable Technology Evolves in O&P

O&P News, August 2017
Although certain O&P devices still rely on long-standing technology, significant developments in wearable prosthetic and orthotic technology are being developed at a…
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Researchers Present Strategies to Fight Biofilms in Chronic Wounds

O&P News, August 2017
Any strategy to combat biofilms in chronic wounds should include concurrent use of physical, chemical and biological treatments to remove, disrupt and prevent the return…
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O&P Advocates Express ‘Great Concern’ Over Senate Health Care Bill

O&P News, August 2017
The U.S. Senate draft bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would repeal the requirement to cover essential health benefits, including rehabilitative…
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Integrated Psychiatry: July 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

People with serious psychiatric disorders suffer 2-fold: first from their psychiatric burdens and then from medical…
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Using a Structured Checklist to Improve the Orthopedic Ward Round: A Prospective Cohort Study

Orthopedics, July/August 2017, Volume 40 Issue 4
Comprehensive and timely documentation on orthopedic ward rounds continues to be problematic, leading to delayed or…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses rates of acute vs delayed Achilles tendon repair

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