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Section: Webinars Category: Wound Care

Healing Venous and Other Leg Ulcers with Topical Wound Oxygen Therapy

Wael Ahmed Tawfick, MB BCh, MRCSI,

Wael Ahmed Tawfick, MB BCh, MRCSI discusses the role of oxygen in the management of venous leg ulcers. Dr Tawfick explains the different modes of oxygen delivery, including the difference between cyclical-pressure and continuous diffusion approaches to topical oxygen delivery. He also reviews the outcome evidence supporting the use of topical wound oxygen therapy in healing venous and edematous ulcers as well as summarizing the benefits that topical wound oxygen can provide to patients with venous and other leg ulcerations.

CPME (Credits: 1.25)

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  1. Describe the difference between Cyclical-Pressure and Continuous Diffusion approaches to topical oxygen delivery
  2. Review the outcome evidence supporting the use of topical wound oxygen therapy in healing edematous ulcers
  3. Summarize the benefits that topical wound oxygen can provide patients suffering from venous and other leg ulcers.
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    Release Date: 07/21/2020 Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

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