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.
Do you remember how YOU felt when you saw what NPWT could do to help patients?
The situation is confusing and worrisome, particularly as some hospitals and physician practices are going under financially.
Asymptomatic COVID-19 Infection: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You – Guest Blog by Dr. Marissa Carter
If you were waiting for it to “be over”, then it’s time to start thinking instead about how we adjust to the new normal.
This new fellowship program has come to fruition thanks to some visionary Filipino physician leaders.
In this guest blog by Dr. Marissa Carter, she urges clinicians who are involved in the treatment of COVID-19 patients to look at the data on dexamethazone.
You can’t make this stuff up. Well, actually, apparently you CAN.
It appears to guest blogger Dr. Marissa Carter that that the WHO has lost the plot when it comes to COVID-19.
Meet my little friend Bella, who is 10. Her Mom is a hard-working wound care nurse and with the challenges of COVID-19, it’s been difficult to find time to properly care for Bella’s long locks. Her hair really grew out while all the salons were closed. So, Bella...
Pressure injuries are not all due to LOCAL pressure, but in some cases, pressure that occurs proximal to the visible lesion and perhaps in a named vessel that supplies the vascular territory.
In addition to getting a vaccine that works and has minimal side effects, we also have a vaccine credibility problem that is assuming global importance.
Check out this interview with our popular guest blogger, Dr. Marissa Carter, about the impact COVID-19 has had on research ethics.
I’m thinking of the role that inflammatory conditions play in non-healing wounds. Mark my words, we will deal with this somehow in wound centers.
Continuing this week’s case study of an elderly woman with a non-healing wound who had ischemic rest pain and extreme malnutrition. I referred the case to endovascular expert Sanjay Patel, MD, FACC.
Why is it hard to do the right thing in wound care? I don’t know.
This Memorial Day, don’t just have a cookout – show your appreciation to a veteran in some specific and practical way.
As the co-chair of the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders, I am asking for your support for the Alliance. No other organization has done more to help wound care practitioners and organizations. COVID-19 is not going away anytime soon. Help us advocate for wound care....
UHMS will be hosting a live Webinar “Evidence Review for HBO2 Treatment of COVID-19” on June 20, 2020 from 11am – 5pm ET.
When it comes to COVID-19, should we keep promising preliminary results confidential?
In Houston, COVID-19 testing for the homeless and those in shelters has been made possible, thanks in large part to a group of engineers at Oceaneering who came together to design, build and donate a portable COVID-19 testing booth to the non-profit organization Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston (HHH).
It’s no wonder that these patients are re-defining our understanding of oxygen saturation and hypoxemia.
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.
My friend Marissa Carter’s COVID-19 infection rate model turned out to be far more accurate than the Harvard model (or other models). So when she sends me an email with permission to share it, you can bet it’s worth reading.
As information about HBOT in COVID-19 pneumonia becomes available, it may demonstrate that the nominal risks of HBOT, even for relatively sick patients, are less than the risk of intubation with COVID-19 pneumonia.
COVID-19 is a freaking full time job all by itself – never mind keeping up with your actual job. Has ANYONE had a break in a month?
Free Webinar: COVID-19 & HBO: What We Know and What We Don’t
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear a patient’s perspective regarding his care. Kevin continues to positively impact clinicians and patients despite his situation.
We may be headed for a different battle, but it’s about time.