Category Archives: Wound Management

Read our most recent publication in MEDICAL TEACHER


Restoring prognosis as a core competency in medical practice V Maida, PM Cheon – Medical Teacher, 2014 http://informahealthcare.com/doi/pdf/10.3109/0142159X.2013.875620

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WOUNDS – The Hidden Epidemic !!!


Check out the March edition of Current Opinion in Supportive & Palliative Care for a comprehensive series of articles on Wound Management that I was invited to edit. Patients with advanced illness represent the cohort within healthcare with the highest … Continue reading

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Lessons from El Salvador – Humane Medicine 101


I’m presently volunteering at an orphanage for disabled children within the mountains of El Salvador. I’m part of a benevolent Italian-Canadian RC church group from the greater Toronto area. This orphanage has continued to flourish largely to the dedication and leadership by our … Continue reading

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Check out the March 2013-Current Opinion In Supportive & Palliative Care


I edited the special edition on Wound Management in Patients with Advanced Illness. http://journals.lww.com/co-supportiveandpalliativecare/Fulltext/2013/03000/Editorial_introductions.1.aspx

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“Tricky Dicky” – DO NOT Combine Foley Catheters & Diapers


With the aging trend in heathcare greater proportions of institutionalized patients have issues with incontinence. Therefore, most of them will have diapers applied, and a significant proportion will also have foley catheters inserted. Over the past year I have seen … Continue reading

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Read my newest publication


http://journals.lww.com/co-supportiveandpalliativecare/Abstract/publishahead/Wound_management_in_patients_with_advanced_illness.99783.aspx

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Optimize “Wound Palliation” using TSAS-W


“Wound Palliation” (WP) is evolving as a key component of comprehensive Wound Management. WP is also referred to as “Wound-Related Pain & Symptom Management” or “Palliative Wound Care”. The only assessment tool that addresses Wound Palliation in ALL wound classes is … Continue reading

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Read my newest publication


Wound healing isn’t everything Vincent Maida MD, MSc, BSc1,*, Jason Corban HBSc2 Article first published online: 27 JUL 2012 DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-481X.2012.01046.x © 2012 The Authors. International Wound Journal © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd and Medicalhelplines.com Inc

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Wound Outcomes in Advanced Illness


Please read my new publication in the International Wound Journal: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1742-481X.2012.00939.x/full

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Prognosis: Important Information when obtaining Informed Consent


Please read a new publication by Dr. Paula Chidwick and myself. http://omicsgroup.org/journals/JPCM/JPCM-1-101.pdf

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