The following are links which may be of interest:
Advances in Skin & Wound Care focuses on presenting new clinical research developments and providing practical information to help skin and wound care professionals better manage their clinical practice and make informed patient care decisions.
The American Burn Association is dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by burn injury through patient care, education, research and advocacy.
The ABA and its members dedicate their efforts and resources to promoting and supporting burn-related research, education, care, rehabilitation, and prevention.
The American Wound Care Foundation (AmWCF) is committed to educating the public regarding treatment and prevention of non-healing wounds requiring aggressive intervention. Individuals afflicted with non-healing wounds must be aware that they are at risk of limb loss, major infection and possible death. This Foundation educates the public so they are aware of risk factors and how and where to seek appropriate treatment. The American Wound Care Foundation (501[C]) has the goal of providing funding for professional services and supplies for those not able to obtain them on their own, whether due to financial or other special circumstances.
The American Wound Care Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization (501 [C] ) and focuses on education the public.
The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) is the preeminent multidisciplinary organization for wound care. AAWC is a nonprofit association, headquartered in the United States. This organization is open to everyone involved in wound care, including clinicians, patients and their lay caregivers, facilities, industry, students, retirees and others interested in the care of wounds. AAWC was conceived in 1995 to spread awareness by promoting excellence in education, clinical practice, public policy and research.
The American Academy of Wound Management is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization established for the purpose of credentialing inter-disciplinary practitioners in the field of wound management.
The American Medical Association helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.
The American Podiatric Medical Association is the premier professional organization representing the nation’s Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (podiatrists). APMA advances and advocates for the profession of podiatric medicine and surgery for the benefit of its members and the public.
The American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA) is a hybrid non-profit organization unlike any other organization available in wound care. The APWCA designates members that meet prescribed requirements as Fellow, Diplomate or Associate, similar to a "college" type of organization while it serves as a full service medical "Association". It is in that sense unique in wound care. Membership incorporates all of the various medical specialties involved in treating complex wounds.
Ostomy/Wound Management was founded in March of 1980 as "Ostomy Management." In 1985, this small journal dramatically expanded its content and readership by embracing the overlapping disciplines of ostomy care, wound care, incontinence care, and related skin and nutritional issues and became the premier journal of its kind. Ostomy/Wound Management's readers include healthcare professionals from multiple disciplines.
The Wound Healing Society is a non-profit organization composed of clinical and basic scientists. The Society provides a forum for interaction among scientists, physicians, licensed practitioners, industrial representatives and government agencies. Membership to the Society is open to individuals who have a demonstrated interest in the field of wound healing.
Founded in 1968, the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) is a professional, international nursing society of more than 4,200 healthcare professionals who are experts in the care of patients with wound, ostomy and incontinence.
WOUNDS is the most widely read, peer-reviewed journal focusing on wound care and wound research. The information disseminated to our readers includes valuable research and commentaries on tissue repair and regeneration, biology and biochemistry of wound healing, and clinical management of various wound etiologies.
WoundSource: The Kestrel Wound Product Sourcebook, was first published in 1998 and now includes well over 1,000 products manufactured by over 150 wound care companies. The products covered for wound management include bandages, wound dressings, burn treatment, nutritional supplements, the wound VAC and other products for the treatment of lymphedema, peptic ulcer, leg ulcers, bed sores and other related conditions.