WOUND HEALING AWARENESS MONTH: A TIME FOR INCREASED UNDERSTANDING AND NUTRITION ACTION

Publish Date: June 2021
Author(s): Jeffrey Nelson, PhD, and Sue Drawert Med, RDN

Abstract:

Chronic wounds can impact hospital readmissions and many CMS value-based programs and quality measures are related to wound care. This International Council on Active Aging blog identifies who is most at risk for chronic, nonhealing wounds and outlines the critical role of targeted nutrition care. 

Author Bios

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Jeffrey Nelson, PhD

Associate research fellow 
Abbott 
Columbus, OH, USA 
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Sue Drawert, MEd, RDN

Director, Government Affairs
Abbott
Minneapolis, MN, USA
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