WoundCon Fall 2021 – An Online Virtual Wound Care Conference & Expo WoundCon Fall 2021 – An Online Virtual Wound Care Conference & Expo

Friday, November 12, 2021

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Fistula Focus: Practical NPWT Application Tips for Managing Fistulas
Mary Anne R. Obst, BSN, RN, CCRN, CWON
Mary Anne R. Obst, BSN, RN, CCRN, CWON
Regions Hospital, Complex Abdomen Specialist

1.00 CME Credits | 1.00 Contact Hours

Moderation by Alexis Padgett, Event Manager, WoundCon

A fistula is a connection between two organs that normally do not communicate with one another. Although negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is normally used for chronic and traumatic wound healing, efficacy of NPWT has been reported in certain types of fistulas. NPWT is therefore considered a viable alternative for fistula treatment.