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Stasis Ulcer Information from Dr. Bruce Ruben

Overview of Venous Stasis Ulcers
A stasis ulcer is a breakdown of the skin (ulcer) caused by fluid build-up in the …

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When Your Wounds Won’t Heal

Time Heals All Wounds, the saying goes. Unfortunately though, this isn’t always true. The most common question Dr. Bruce Ruben …

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Inky and Pocket

 
Inky & Pocket On Being Wound Dogs
Inky and Pocket, the WoundDogs at Encompass HealthCare, are members of the beloved staff …

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Wound Care & Diabetes

THE INTERSECTION OF WOUND CARE & DIABETES
Robert Striks, Special Writer, Encompass HealthCare and Wound Medicine
I’m diabetic. I have type-2 diabetes. …

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Food Substitutions

No Substitute For Substitutions
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Rob Striks, Special Writer
Encompass HealthCare and Wound Medicine

At Encompass HealthCare and Wound Medicine, we talk a lot …

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Second & Third Degree Burns

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Second & Third Degree Burns?
In order to understand the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) for second and …

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Read Dr. Ruben’s Article on “Flesh-Eating Disease” (Necrotizing Fasciitis): the Truths and the Fallacies

Is there really such a thing as a flesh-eating disease, medically referred to as necrotizing fasciitis?
The term “flesh-eating” disease (necrotizing …

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A Cold Season For Wound Care

Unfortunately, a stubborn wound doesn’t go south for the winter.
Is the polar vortex responsible for the current drought in wound …

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Congratulations to Dr. Bruce Ruben! He Has Been Awarded Compassionate Doctor Award, One of Only Three Percent to Receive Honor!

Congratulations, Dr. Bruce Ruben! Vitals physician rating site has just awarded Encompass HealthCare & Wound Medicine’s Dr. Ruben with a …

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Learn How To Avoid Frostbite

Learn How To Avoid Frostbite In Cold Temperatures
Learn how to avoid frostbite and hypothermia this brutal winter. Encompass HealthCare Medical …

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