Section: CME Category: Wound Care

Regenerative Medicine - Supporting Healing Across the Continuum with Advanced Wound Care Modalities

Ryan Fitzgerald, DPM

Ryan Fitzgerald, DPM discusses biofilm-based wound management (BBWM) that aims at reducing re-formation during and after a surgical debridement. Dr Fitzgerald also reviews the properties of an ideal topical antimicrobial as well as discussing their clinical outcomes. He also describes case studies that utilize BBWM strategies for the treatment of chronic wounds.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Examine a proactive biofilm-based wound management strategy aimed at reducing and preventing biofilm re-formation including the role of surgical debridement
  2. Review properties of an ideal topical antimicrobial for combatting biofilm and explain the science of polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride (PHMB)
  3. Analyze clinical outcomes of BBWM followed by the ideal topical antimicrobial, potentially followed by cellular therapies
  4. Inspect case studies on the use of surgical debridement, BBWM strategies and proven cellular therapies for the treatment of chronic wounds
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    Ryan Fitzgerald has disclosed that he is a consultant and speaker for Organogensis.