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.
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The great thing about these tiny surgeons is that they only remove the dead tissue, and they are happy to work all night.
As best I can tell, this ulcer occurred simply because his nutrition was so bad, his tissue just fell apart after minor trauma.
I wish it was Sunday… that’s my fun day…
Pressure Injuries Out Loud: An Interview with Drs. Yap and Alderden Talk About Turning, Angiosomes and the Hemodynamics That Likely Determine Severe Pressure Injuries
Check out this podcast interview with Drs. Tracey Yap and Jenny Alderden discussing their recent research on the frequency of repositioning for nursing home patients and the relationship of pressure injuries (PI) to angiosomes.
We just celebrated another healed wound, and the team was presented with these special treats from GiGi’s Goodies in Spring, Texas.
You can clearly see in this case that the wound kept getting smaller only as long as she was taking Arginaid.
Why had no one addressed her malnutrition when she weighed 83 lbs?
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I feel compelled to explain the math of using CTPs in the hospital-based outpatient department (HOPD).
CutisCare has launched “Hyperbaric Aware,” a national campaign to elevate awareness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).
This is the second patient I tried the approach on.
It may be hard to tell for sure if a nutritional supplement made a difference, but I’ve had results that I think are spectacular.
It doesn’t seem like it should be so HARD, so I’m going to tell you how.
Because arterial Dopplers aren’t good enough…
Because skin perfusion pressure is FAST and sometimes we need to know fast…
Because no one can heal without adequate perfusion…
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Because sometimes the wound isn’t the most important problem…
Because Arterial Doppler just isn’t good enough.
Wounds are a symptom of disease, and usually the first disease we have to rule out in patients with lower extremity wounds is poor perfusion.
Any objections to my trying this?
Here’s a scientist’s powerful cautionary tale of how NOT to practice EBM.
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Wounds are a SYMPTOM. Our job is to figure out what they are a symptom OF.
I think these days I collect more pictures of used dressings than of wounds, and I’m trying to figure out better ways to use this information in patient care.
Why is it so hard to do the right thing about nutrition?