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Demystifying Compression

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In this module, Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS, discusses contemporary, evidence-based treatment strategies for venous leg ulcers, as well as considerations for using compression therapy for patients with challenging conditions such as congestive heart failure (CHF), cellulitis, venous dermatitis and low ABIs.

Audience:

All healthcare professionals involved in managing venous leg ulcers

Contact hour: 1.0 hour 

Learning objectives:

1. Apply contemporary evidence-based treatment strategies for venous leg ulcers based on individual patient needs 

2. Understand considerations for using compression therapy for patients with challenging conditions such as cellulitis, venous dermatitis, CHF and low ABIs

Speaker bio

Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS, serves as the Medical Director of the Institute for Advanced Wound Care and is Director of Wound Care Services at Baptist Medical Center South, both located in Montgomery, Alabama. In addition to having a very active practice, he publishes and speaks extensively on the topic of wound care.

Dr. Treadwell is the Clinical Editor of WOUNDS Journal. He is an active member of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care, having completed two terms on the Board of Directors and served as President. He is currently serving on the World Health Organization Committee, the World Alliance for Wound and Lymphedema Care, to develop wound education treatment guidelines for acute and chronic wounds in underdeveloped countries.

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