Section: New Board Review Category: Wound Care

Safe Antiseptics - The first step in wound care

Tomas Serena, MD

Thomas Serena, MD provides an overview of effective, safe antiseptics that are currently used in wound care and supports his discussion with case examples.

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Goals and Objectives
  1. List common antiseptics used successfully in current wound care
  2. Recognize the signs and symptoms of venous leg infections
  3. Review toxicity components of common antiseptics used today
  4. Describe silver's mode of action
  5. List one of the newest antiseptics on the market
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  • Author
  • Tomas Serena, MD

    Vice President - American College of Hyperbaric Medicine
    Founder & Medical Director, Penn North Centers for Advanced Wound Care
    Erie, PA

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    Tomas Serena has disclosed to be a consultant/advisor for Smith and Nephew, MolecuLight, Organogenesis, Mego Aflec/lympha Press USA, Molnlycke Health Care, Rogers Sciences, Integra, RedDress, Cardiovascular Biotherapeutics and Tissue Therapeutics.