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CME Wound Care

The perioperative role of cold compression therapy in preventing wound complications

Brian Burgess, DPM

Brian Burgess, DPM discusses the use of cold compression therapy both pre and post operatively. Dr Burgess also discusses its role in DVT prophylaxis and the future of cold compression therapy.

CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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  • Pre-Test

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Understand the pathophysiology of cold compression therapy
  2. Understand soft tissue conditions and complications around the foot and ankle
  3. Understand the role and of cold compression therapy in the pre-operative and post-operative setting
  4. Understand outpatient modalities to lower DVT risk
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CPME (Credits: 0.5)

    PRESENT eLearning Systems, LLC is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

    PRESENT eLearning Systems, LLC has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hours.

    Release Date: 01/07/2016 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • Author
  • Brian Burgess, DPM

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Loyola University
    Chicago, IL

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