Angiosome Concept in “Inside-Out” Pressure Injury Development

It is possible that not all pressure injuries are caused by unrelieved pressure. The angiosome concept provides an additional explanation of “inside-out” pressure injury development.

Join Me November 4, 2021 for a Webinar on Immunonutrition & Wounds

Please join me on November 4, 2021 from 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET for a webinar entitled “Immunonutrition and Wounds.”

Check out Knicole Manuel’s Article on TPE and Prepay Audits

While the purpose of TPE is supposed to be for the MAC to “educate” us on things we need to do better to bill properly, all of the audits I know of in wound care or HBOT required the physicians to educate the auditor.

Joy from Within

It’s not our circumstances that determine whether we are happy or sad – it’s our attitude.

The Beauty That Still Remains

When we can’t change our circumstances – we can change how we THINK about them.

The “Thankful” Bulletin Board

I am thankful to be in the field of wound care, which is endlessly interesting and full of opportunities to ease suffering.

Everything You Wanted to Know About COVID Testing

I had to get a COVID test to go to an in-person meeting and it’s obvious that the testing requirements for travel, meetings, etc. are a confused quagmire.

A Patient’s Perspective on Choosing a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan

Here’s a new post from our Patient Correspondent, Patricia Han, RN, about Medicare Drug Plans. She’s a retired nurse with many chronic health problems who used to be employed by a payer. I always learn something that a doctor ought to know from her real world examples...

When is a Pressure Injury of the Foot NOT a Pressure Injury? When It’s an Infarction of an Angiosome.

This is the left foot of a 34-year-old African American woman who spent 21 days in the intensive care unit, hypotensive from sepsis and on vasopressors with disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC).

Help Stop the Madness of Shin Radiation

If you have shin radiation wound cases you have treated (successfully or not), tell me your story and I will post them.

About Dr. Fife

Dr. Fife is a world-renowned wound care physician. She is the Director of the Wound Care Center at CHI St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital, CMO of Intellicure, Inc., Exec. Director of the US Wound Registry & Editor of Today’s Wound Clinic.

Report Honest Healing Rates

It’s time for Wound Care physicians and providers to stand up for truly honest outcomes and transparent quality reporting. If we don’t we may see our entire profession wiped out. Click here to read more.

COVID-19 Diaries

Guest blog from a friend and colleague who practices Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine and is also a Critical Care physician. Here are her COVID-19 Diaries – uncensored. Click here to read more.

Latest Posts

Hidden in Plain Sight: Pyoderma Gangrenosum

Hidden in Plain Sight: Pyoderma Gangrenosum

I am going to post a series of patients with confirmed or presumed pyoderma gangrenosum, most of who’s biopsy findings did not confirm the diagnosis. However, their response to a trial of prednisone was dramatic and the wounds closed with prednisone (or in some cases,...

Wound Care Reimbursements

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Dr. Fife sees patients at the CHI St. Luke's Hospital Wound Clinic in The Woodlands, Texas. For an appointment call (936) 266-2150.

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