Closing the Gap also features primers, deep dives, and technical details of wound care-related topics, such as burn management, application of useful regional anesthesia techniques, and management of soft tissue injury.
Many of the laceration repair and procedural techniques discussed on this site require use of regional anesthesia techniques. This tab is a guide to performing some of these injection techniques.
This series of posts will focus on a different kind of wound–one you won’t be suturing. I’ll be sharing my thoughts on acute burn wound injury. The information below is from my review and interpretation of the most up-to-date burn literature, as well as conversations with the burn surgeon who services my hospital network. I…
Under this subheading, you will find (eventually) links to videos and audio files for presentations I have given on wound care related topics. I am currently editing/obtaining permissions for these posts.
Under this tab you’ll find resources specifically oriented towards patients treated for traumatic lacerations. Providers are welcome to refer their patients to this website and the resources below as appropriate.
Under this tab, find tips and tricks on management of soft tissue injuries, specific wound situations, and other related topics in the ED.
The intended audiences of this site are physicians & other acute medical care providers (Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners) who provide acute wound care. Others with aspirations in the field (students and premeds) and those who work in related fields (eg EMTs, paramedics) are also welcome audiences. The site is a non-restricted, Free Open Access…