Update on Local Wound Care for Venous Stasis Disease

This activity is in collaboration with the American Podiatric Medical Association, and is recommended by the Community Practice Committee. 

This activity was presented at VAM2019 as part of P5: Update on Local Wound Care for Venous Stasis Disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the benefit of a multidisciplinary approach to healing wounds and preventing amputation.
  • Recognize the components of a multidisciplinary limb preservation team, and how to form such within differing institutions.
  • Learn specific techniques and tips for wound healing, amputation and revascularization.


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