Despite the advances in modern health care, chronic wounds remain highly problematic.  For the critically ill and those with mobility issues, missing just one routine repositioning could send them down a protracted path of intensive wound care therapies.  Even our ambulatory patients develop non-healing ulcers from neuropathy and microvascular disease.  For purposes of this discussion, the question of how the wound formed isn’t nearly as important as why it persists ...

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Our understanding of COVID-19 is still evolving, but after observing millions of cases worldwide over the last nine months, we can speak to transmission patterns with a modicum of confidence.  SARS-CoV-2 is spread primarily through the air.  Contact with contaminated surfaces, by comparison, plays a minuscule role in transmission.  Why, then, has every surface with the slightest prospect for human contact become subject to "enhanced cleaning?" Yes, there are studies reporting ...

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