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Lastest Articles from CarolineFifeMD.com
Thankful for the COVID Vaccine Prospects
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on November 25, 2020 at 4:34 pm
Dr. Carter has another post on her website about the outlook for a COVID-19 vaccine. I think it will give you another reason to be thankful tomorrow.
New Study Indicates that HBOT May Have Anti-aging Effects
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on November 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm
The Sagol Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Research, Shamir (Assaf-Harofeh) Medical Center in Israel has just published a new study indicating that hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has “senolytic” (anti-aging) effects. The study is reported ahead of print in the journal Aging.
The Winter of Our COVID Discontent
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on November 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Dr. Carter has posted a new article on her own blog about COVID-19. “Things are not looking good in regard to the COVID-19 virus. Infection rates are totally out of control...“
A Small COVID Silver Lining: Get a Break from CMS on Some MIPS Categories
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on November 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Visit the USWR to find out how the registry can help you with practice improvement activities (like improved arterial screening among patients with lower extremity wounds), and wound care relevant quality measures (like diabetic foot ulcer off-loading).
In Honor of World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day – Let’s Talk About What REALLY Causes PI’s
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on November 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm
In honor of “World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day,” I’d like to propose that we acknowledge that severe pressure injuries (and probably “stage 1 pressure injuries”) form from the inside-out due to the compromise of named blood vessels that supply a 3-dimensional block of tissue (called an “angiosome”).
Guest Post by Dr. Helen Gelly: Medicare Denials for Radiation Proctitis
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on November 12, 2020 at 2:33 pm
Remember that CMS is supposed to pay for “standard of care,” and the standard of care for radiation proctitis and enteritis is HBOT.
COVID Warriors Video
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on November 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Our Covid Diaries author mentioned a video created by an ICU nurse as a tribute to the healthcare workers. We got permission to share the link with you.