Wound DressingsFrom January 2020, Weird and Wacky Wounds
Wet to dry dressings? Nope! Our Urgent Care RAP cousin Matt DeLaney schools Neda and Paul on a better way to do wound care. Such as: Foam dressings address the important elements of wound healing; they absorb exponentially more than gauze, keep wound somewhat moist, and can stay on for 3-7 days …12min 31Matthew DeLaney, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Paul Simmons, MD, and Neda Frayha, MD
Spider BitesFrom November 2017, Lytes and Bites
Spider bites of clinical consequence are rare. In North America there are only a few spiders whose bites cause clinically relevant pathology requiring medical treatment beyond basic wound care. These species and the clinical picture resulting from their bites are reviewed in this segment. •15min 9Mizuho Morrison, DO and Matthieu DeClerck, MD
Chronic Seeping Oozing WoundsFrom October 2017, It's Bloody Halloween!
The large majority of wounds will heal without any specific intervention within three weeks. After this time period wounds begin to enter a chronic phase. •16min 14Matthew DeLaney, MD, FACEP, FAAEM and Charles Khoury MD, FACEP, FAAEM