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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. This year's sponsors include 3M Skin and Wound Care, Advanced BioHealing, ConvaTec, Healthpoint Biotherapeutics, KCI Medical, Milliken, Molnlycke Health Care US LLC, Smith & Nephew, and Wound Expert (Net Health Systems, Inc.). Sponsors...

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. "The original mission statement, developed in 1995, was a bit cumbersome and did not...

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. Widely used by clinicians as a resource for patients and their caregivers, AAWC recently converted the brochures into Spanish due to popular demand. The AAWC's objective is to develop a series of brochures, spanning several types of skin care topics and wound disorders. Currently, the...

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. According to the Healthcare Cost & Utilization...

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