Remembering the Bombing of Pearl Harbor

The war in the South Pacific would last (officially) until September 2nd, 1945 and take the lives of over 400,000 American soldiers.

What Happened to Us?

If it doesn’t take a genius to see some of these things, why are they getting missed?

WATCH THIS: Trends in Wound Care Audits & Denials, with Dr. Caroline Fife and Dr. Helen Gelly

Last week I enjoyed a relaxed, unscripted conversation with Dr. Helen Gelly about trends in wound care audits and charge denials, with a live audience Q&A.

The Unlikely Hero of Thanksgiving, and True Stories You Can’t Make Up

If this is a difficult Thanksgiving for you, hang in there. You are here for a purpose.

Late Night Musings on the Term “Skin Failure” and Other Euphemisms

I am strongly opposed to the term “skin failure” for pressure injuries/ulcers that form in hemodynamically unstable patients.

Another New Case for “Stop the Madness of Shin Radiation”

If you have a case like this, feel free to send it to me and I will post it (no patient identifying information please).

A New Case for “Stop the Madness of Shin Radiation”

If you have a case like this, feel free to send it to me and I will post it (no patient identifying information please).

Join Dr. Helen Gelly & Me on Friday, November 19th for an Interactive Webinar: Trends in Wound Care Audits & Denials

We’ll discuss charge denial and audit trends affecting wound practices across the nation and how to combat those trends.

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.”

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

The Hug Deficit

The Hug Deficit

As a medical student, I remember being counseled by a very wise (and very brilliant) physician mentor about “therapeutic touch.” It might just be a pat on the arm – but he made a point to touch every patient he saw (naturally, in a socially appropriate way) even when...

LympheHeroes Houston

Last week I had the honor of speaking at the 4th LympheHeroes Houston virtual meeting on the topic of “Lymphedema and Wound Care” – along with my friend and colleague Denise “Missy” Baylor, CLT.

Sens. Cramer, Tuberville, Hoeven Introduce HBOT Access Act

Sens. Cramer, Tuberville, Hoeven Introduce HBOT Access Act

U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND), a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, joined Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) in introducing the HBOT Access Act of 2021, a bill to make Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) an available resource for veterans suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) who have exhausted other evidence-based treatment options.

Treating the Patient and Not the Wound

Treating the Patient and Not the Wound

Check out this article by Efthymios Gkotsoulias, David Kuten and me, published in the April issue of Today’s Wound Clinic entitled, “Multidisciplinary Teams, All the Time: Treat the Patient and Not the Wound.”

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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