Kimberly Marselas

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Helping the assessors

Helping the assessors

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Minimum Data Set coordinators serve vital functions in today's skilled nursing facilities — their ability to dig deep is so critical that one software executive likens it to navigating the Andromeda galaxy.

Nursing home debridement shows promise for wounds

Nursing home debridement shows promise for wounds

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Traditional surgical debridement helped reduce wound size for a majority of wound care patients in skilled nursing settings, but it didn't typically lead to full closure, according to a new study in Wounds.

Hospitals, SNFs don't agree on wounds

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Hospitals and nursing homes agreed on the existence of a pressure wound just over one-third of the time, according to a new study, a finding that calls treatment into question.

Team-based care can deliver several benefits: investigation

Team-based care can deliver several benefits: investigation

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An interdisciplinary team that manages wound-related supplies with the help of a pharmacist can lead to better selection and less waste, according to a study conducted in Spain.

Ulcer characteristics can predict healing

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The features of an ulcer are more important in predicting long-term healing than a diabetic patient's other health characteristics.

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