Wound Care Resources

 

The following links are useful resources for those who want to learn more about wound care, prevention and clinical information:

 

Patient Advocacy Groups

    American Diabetes Association
    American Heart Association
    American Cancer Society
    Multiple Sclerosis Society
    Muscular Dystrophy Association
    National Breast Cancer Foundation
    National Spinal Cord Injury Association

 

Center for Wound Management
Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

351 S. Patterson Avenue

(805) 696-7920

  

Learn more:

Wounds

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

What to Expect

Patient Story: Joel

Ostomate Resources

Links

 

Guidelines

    AHRQ (formerly AHCPR) Guidelines
    American Medical Directors Long Term Care Assessment Tools
    Dermatological Clinical Practice Guidelines
    National Guideline Clearinghouse - Skin Guidelines

 

Online Education

    The Wound Institute
    Global Wound Academy
    Wounds A compendium of Clinical Research
    Wound Care Information Network

 

Wound Care Organizations

    American Diabetes Association
    American Physical Therapy Association
    American Professional Wound Care Association
    Advancing the Practice
    European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
    European Tissue Repair Society
    National Alliance of Wound Care
    National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
    Wound Healing Society

 

Other Links

    Medefficiency - Total contact casting
    World Wide Wounds - Research Article Listings
    Brownson's Wound and Skin Care Links