Board Review Wound Care

The Use of TCC and DAMA for the Rapid Closure of a DFU in an Obese Patient with Lymphedema

Anthony Tickner, DPM

Anthony Tickner, DPM reviews the current evidence based medicine on offloading devices. Dr Tickner presents why Total Contact Casting is the gold standard for off loading DFUs and gives compelling evidence that this is the treatment we should all be using.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Amplify through EBM and historical data that TCC is the Gold Standard for offloading DFU's
  2. Determine when adequate DFU management is being utilized and when it is absent.
  3. Differentiate various types of off loading devices and the level of evidence behind each
  4. Create an awareness that difficult non-healing wounds in large patients can and should be treated with TCC and advanced tissue products
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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

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    Release Date: 01/05/2017 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • Author
  • Anthony Tickner, DPM

    Saint Vincent Hospital/RestorixHealth Wound Care Center
    Worcester, MA

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