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Acute to Chronic:  The Importance of Assessing Non-healing Wounds
Acute to Chronic: The Importance of Assessing Non-healing Wounds

By Desmond Bell on Feb 03, 2020

It is not uncommon for the presence of a non-healing wound to be the first indication that there is a far more serious underlying condition that may not have been previously been diagnosed.  Bottom line: time is of the essence and the longer one delays obtaining treatment, the greater the chance that more serious issues will ensue, further reducing the ability to heal.

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What is Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and how does it affect the skin?
What is Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and how does it affect the skin?

By Desmond Bell on May 15, 2019

Peripheral arterial disease is a condition that results from the build-up of plaque (atherosclerosis) within the arteries, primarily in the lower extremities, resulting in decreased blood flow to the legs, feet and toes. The signs and symptoms of PAD begin gradually and can easily be overlooked, misinterpreted and attributed to other conditions. 

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