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Section: CME Category: Wound Care

ABCESS System of Wound Management

James McGuire, DPM, LPT, LPed

James McGuire, DPM, PT, CPed discusses the ABCESS system for wound management, helps recognize essential elements of arterial, venous and lymphatic assessments, as well as help formulate the basics of wound bed management and bioload assessment. Dr McGuire further discusses the elements of cellular, exudate, and skin in reference to the ABCESS wound management system, reviews advances in new biomarkers of healing potential, as well as help compose appropriate strategies to offload the chronic non-healing wound.

CME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. List the components of the vascular & wound bed and bioload sections of the ABCESS System for wound management
  2. Formulate the basics of wound bed management and bioload assessment management techniques to optimize wound healing outcomes
  3. Define the relative effectiveness of the various cellular and acellular tissue-based therapies used to enhance delayed healing in chronic wounds
  4. Compose appropriate strategies to offload the chronic wound and protect and optimize healing in the periwound to improve wound healing
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CME (Credits: 0.75)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.75 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 12/22/2020 Expiration Date: 06/23/2025

  • Author
  • James McGuire, DPM, LPT, LPed

    Leonard Abrams Center for Advanced Wound Healing
    Clinical Professor
    Department of Podiatric Medicine and Orthopedics
    Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA

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    James McGuire has disclosed that he is on the Speakers Bureau for Smith & Nephew, Osirus, Pure & Clean, Imbed Sciences; has received grant/reaseach support from Reddress and Drexel University; advisory board member for NueEase.