This article contains highlights of a roundtable discussion of the authors held February 2, 2008, in Chicago, Illinois.
David G. Armstrong, DPM, PhD, is Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean at William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois; Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ETN, FAPWCA, FAAN, was Co-chair of the 2008 World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS) Third Congress and is the current Co-secretary of the WUWHS; she is on the Faculty at Excelsior College, New York, New York; Kathleen Leask Capitulo, DNSC, RN, FAAN, is Chief Nursing Officer at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York; Evonne Fowler, RN, CNS, CWON, is a Certified Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse at San Gorgino Memorial Hospital, Banning, California; Diane L. Krasner, PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, BCLNC, FAAN, is a Certified Wound, Ostomy, and Continence and Special Projects Nurse at Rest Haven, York, Pennsylvania; Jeffrey M. Levine, MD, is Owner of Senior Health Consulting, New York, New York; R. Gary Sibbald, BSc, MD, FRCPC (Med) (Derm), FAPWCA, MEd, was Chair of the 2008 World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS) Third Congress and is the Current President-elect; he is Professor of Public Health Services and Medicine at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and is Program Director of Wound Prevention and Care at the University. He is also the Director of the Wound Healing Clinic and Medical Education at the Women's College Hospital in Toronto; Adrianne P. S. Smith, MD, works at Diversified Clinical Services, The Woodlands, Texas.
This article contains highlights of a roundtable discussion of the authors held February 2, 2008, in Chicago, Illinois. The work of the International Expert Wound Care Advisory Panel is supported by an educational grant from Medline Industries, Inc. It was originally released on May 14, 2008. Reprinted with permission from Medline Industries, Inc. Copyright May 2008 by the International Expert Wound Care Advisory Panel. All rights reserved. Permission to reproduce and distribute this document for noncommercial educational purposes is granted by Medline Industries, Inc, when the copyright statement is displayed. For any other use, contact the corresponding author: Diane L. Krasner, 212 East Market Street, York, PA 17403; e-mail: email@example.com.