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Decoding Limb Preservation: A Deep Dive Into Wound Care And Vascular Services
Sep 29, 2023
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In this interview hosted by David Charash DO,CWS,FACEP,FUHM, Dr. Charash sits down with Marcus Gitterle, MD to delve deep into the realm of limb preservation. As they navigate the intricacies of vascular services and wound care, the interview offers a unique peek behind the scenes of a hybrid vascular/wound care model for community hospital limb salvage. In addition to having in-depth experience in developing and implementing hybrid vascular/wound care programs, Dr. Gitterle is actively engaged in teaching physicians and mid-level practitioners hyperbaric medicine and advanced wound care techniques and evidence-based approaches to cost effective care.

Target audience:

  • Care settings: outpatient care settings, hospital, post acute (long-term care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities and home health)

DECODING LIMB PRESERVATION: A DEEP DIVE INTO WOUND CARE AND VASCULAR SERVICES

Sessions in this video:

  • 0:00 – Introduction by Dr. David Charash
  • 00:31 – The multidisciplinary approach
  • 02:47 – The strategy and system-wide approach
  • 06:18 – Challenges and wins
  • 08:44 – The patient journey
  • 11:42 – Empowering providers
  • 17:48 – Ensuring access to care
  • 21:42 – Measurevention
  • 25:26 – Risk stratification
  • 30:19 – Long term follow-up
  • 32:20 – Educating the medical community
  • 37:42 – Community outreach
  • 40:21 – Infection management
  • 42:22 – Vascular assessment

Citation

Gitterle M, (2023). “Decoding Limb Preservation: A Deep Dive into Wound Care and Vascular Services in the Community”. In Charash D, (Ed.) , WoundReference

Original Source: https://woundreference.com/app/topic?id=decoding-limb-preservation-a-deep-dive-into-wound-care-and-vascular-services

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