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March/April 2016 Vol. 5 No.2

Author: Donna Sardina, RN, MHA, WCC, CWCMS, DWC, OMS

Using a checklist form to document wound care can make the task easier and faster—and help ensure that you’ve captured all pertinent data needed for assessment, reimbursement, and legal support. But the form itself may not be comprehensive; some important fields may be missing.
Recently, we at Wound . . .

March/April 2016 Vol. 5 No.2

Self-management ostomy program improves HRQOL
A five-session ostomy self-care program with a curriculum based on the Chronic Care Model can improve health-related quality of life (HRQOL), according to a study in Psycho-Oncology.
“A chronic care ostomy self-management program for cancer survivors” describes results from . . .

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