Your Favorite WCEI Blogs of 2016

Did you miss any WCEI blogs?  Never fear, we wrap up the year with the topics that were most read, shared, and commented upon.

Your Favorite WCEI Blogs of 2016

In 2016, we covered a lot of ground, bringing you straight talk on range of wound care topics, including ostomy care, diabetic wounds, legal issues, assessment tips, and more. Which were readers’ top five favorites? Here’s the run-down.

Maceration and Hydrogels? Just Say Whoa

How do you use hydrogel dressings to keep wounds moist without causing maceration? Very carefully.

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Maceration and Hydrogels? Just Say Whoa

 


Exudate: The Type and Amount Is Telling You Something

Wound care clinicians need to know about the different types of exudate – and how much is present – for successful wound treatment and healing.

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Know Your Exudate


Say Cheese to the Camera: Wound Photography Shot by Family Members

These days, most people have a camera in their pocket, giving family members the ability to take their own wound photographs.

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Say Cheese to the Camera: Wound Photography Shot by Family Members

 


Wound Care Myths: 5 More Debunked

Whether it involves heel protectors, anti-embolism stockings, or letting wounds “breathe,” there are still plenty of wound-care myths circulating out there. Ready for the truth? You can handle it.

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Wound Care Myths: 5 More Debunked

 


Let’s Talk Ostomy Types

A comprehensive guide to the different types of ostomies, including colostomies, ileostomies, and urostomies.

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Ostomy Types

 

What was your favorite blog of 2016? What topics would you like us to cover in 2017?  Tell us in the comments. We’d love your feedback and look forward to bringing you more information you can use in the new year!

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Wound Care Education Institute® provides online and onsite courses in the fields of Skin, Wound, Diabetic and Ostomy Management. Health care professionals who meet the eligibility requirements may sit for the prestigious WCC®, DWC® and OMS national board certification examinations through the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy® (NAWCO®). For more information see wcei.net.

 

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