Get Your Free COVID Tests While They Last

I just ordered my 4 “free” COVID tests. It was easy. --Caroline

Are We Having Fun?

We might be better off NOT focusing on negative feelings, and focusing instead on doing the best job we can right now, and being kind and helpful to each other.

Could Patient and Family Advisory Councils (PFACs) Help Us Fix Some of the Problems with Hospital Care?

Check out this article by Vicki Stearn in Today’s Wound Clinic about Patient and Family Advisory Councils (PFACs).

Watch: How TWC and Wound Clinics Will Evolve in 2022

Brian McCurdy, the Managing Editor for Today’s Wound Clinic and I as Clinical Editor, did a video interview about the trends we see in the wound care industry and how we develop relevant content.

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).

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

Axillary Web Syndrome Revealed

Axillary Web Syndrome Revealed

Axillary web syndrome (AWS), also known as cording, can occur as side effect of breast cancer surgery – usually when surgery has been performed on the lymph nodes of the axilla (armpit).

Is the Tendon Involved?

Is the Tendon Involved?

Wounds often form over tendons (particularly the Achilles and the lateral ankle). It’s important to ask the patient to move whatever the tendon might attach to – to see if the wound “moves” with the tendon. For example, if the wound is over the Achilles, ask the...

Hyperbaric Aware

Hyperbaric Aware

CutisCare has launched “Hyperbaric Aware,” a national campaign to elevate awareness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).

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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