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2011-08-12 14:02:00

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) acknowledges the generous support of its 2011 corporate sponsors and announces "open enrollment" for the 2012 sponsorship campaign.

2011-03-10 11:59:00

MALVERN, Pa., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) has adopted a new mission statement, which is "to be the leader in interdisciplinary wound healing and tissue preservation." The AAWC Board of Director's recent strategic planning session determined that it was time for the association to develop and adopt a new, streamlined mission statement.

2011-02-18 13:24:00

MALVERN, Pa., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) has developed three educational brochures for the care of skin and treatment of wounds.

2009-03-02 14:10:00

MALVERN, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AAWC Wound Care Specialty Council's (WocSpec) Guidelines Department (GD) announced presentation of summary content validation results for its "Guideline of Pressure Ulcer Guidelines" at the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel's (NPUAP) 11th Biennial Conference, February 27-28, 2009, Arlington, VA. Pressure ulcers (PU) place huge burdens on patients, caregivers and healthcare systems.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.