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Section: CME Category: Wound Care

Edema Evolution

Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CWS

Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CWS discusses basic principles of the identifying of fluid overload conditions in the lower extremities and how to adequately address the issue to prevent wound development.

CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. List challenges for recognition and treatment of chronic fluid overload in the lower extremity leading to chronic wounds.
  2. Describe the current state of education for health care disciplines related to the edemas that affect the lower extremity causing chronic wounds.
  3. List suggestions for improving education for health care providers related to the various conditions that contribute to lower extremity edemas and subsequent chronic wounds.
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  • CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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    Release Date: 03/16/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

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