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Striving for balance as a working mom and physician

August 18, 2015

Being a working parent means that, unfortunately, my kids and I both have to miss things that would enrich us both. How do others do it?

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Key Insights On Managing Open Ankle Fractures

August 18, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 9 – September 2015 Author(s):  Vivek Patel, DPM, and Lawrence Fallat, DPM, FACFAS Section:  Surgical Pearls

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Locking Plates: What Have We Learned?

August 18, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 9 – September 2015 Author(s):  Corey M. Fidler, DPM, AACFAS, Mark A. Prissel, DPM, AACFAS, and Christopher F

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Why You Should Support The VA Provider Equity Act

August 12, 2015

On July 9, 2015, a crucial event for the future of podiatric medicine took place. Representative Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) introduced the VA Provider Equity Act (HR 3016) bill in the United States House of Representatives. Most of you out there probably know little if anything about it and the significance this event will play in your future as a podiatric physician

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Maximizing your EHR: 5 strategies

August 4, 2015

An EHR is not the product itself — it is the way we learn to use it. Here are five strategies to reduce user frustrations.

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What You Should Know About Quality Reporting And Data Registries For 2015

July 23, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 8 – August 2015 Author(s):  Jeffrey D.

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What The Evidence Reveals About Wound Cultures

July 23, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 8 – August 2015 Author(s):  Guy R. Pupp, DPM, FACFAS, and Daniel Black, DPM Should you use deep tissue cultures or swab cultures in your evaluation of wounds?

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HBOT: What The Studies Show

July 23, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 8 – August 2015 Author(s):  David Swain, DPM, CWSP In a thorough review of the literature on the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the lower extremity, this author offers a closer look at the research on HBOT for diabetic foot ulcers as well as a variety of other conditions ranging from refractory osteomyelitis and soft tissue infection to crush injuries and compromised grafts and flaps. Section:  Feature

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Essential Keys To Preventing Malpractice Lawsuits

June 23, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 7 – July 2015 Author(s):  Lawrence M. Karam, PC Improper documentation, sloppy record keeping or bad communication with patients can trigger a malpractice lawsuit. Accordingly, this attorney presents pointers on ensuring due diligence and keeping yourself out of the courtroom

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Ultrasonic Debridement For Wounds: Where Are We Now?

June 22, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 7 – July 2015 Author(s):  Ashley Bruno, DPM, Brian Schmidt, DPM, and Peter Blume, DPM, FACFAS Whether it is the eradication of biofilm or treating wounds in locations not conducive to sharp debridement, ultrasonic debridement can be a key tool for promoting improved wound healing. These authors discuss their experience with this modality and the evolution of the technology. Section:  Feature Topics:  Wound Debridement

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