Skin: An Essential Organ is Chapter 4 in Wound Care Esentials: Practice Principles, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. The 4th Edition of this book was just released in September 2016. This chapter was co-authored by Dr. Jeffrey M Levine with Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWCN,
The elderly grandmother struggled to get her leg over the saddle of her Harley, and looked up at me a bit chagrined. “I just had my knee replaced and still having some trouble,” she said. The event was Sturgis, perhaps the largest motorcycle rally in America, and this
As the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001 rolls around, I searched my negatives for photos I took in the days after the disaster. They were in storage and I scanned some of them for this post, which is dedicated to the memory of the people who
Dr. Jeffrey M. Levine has authored numerous articles on topics related to healthcare of the elderly. These include medical history, prevention and treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure ulcers, elder neglect and abuse, and physical restraints. He has also edited a book on legal and regulatory aspects of nursing homes.