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Linda Cowan
University of Florida
18Publications
6H-index
295Citations
Publications 18
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Published on Mar 1, 2019in Advances in Skin & Wound Care 1.38
Linda Cowan6
Estimated H-index: 6
,
Hyochol Ahn7
Estimated H-index: 7
+ 5 AuthorsJoyce K. Stechmiller15
Estimated H-index: 15
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Linda Cowan6
Estimated H-index: 6
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Tonja Hartjes2
Estimated H-index: 2
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Shannon Munro1
Estimated H-index: 1
ABSTRACTBackground and purpose:Within nursing education, the existence of two graduate-level programs has created some challenges. Role confusion between the practice-focused Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and the research-focused Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is compounded by competition for similar
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Published on Sep 1, 2018in AORN Journal 0.79
Tonja Hartjes2
Estimated H-index: 2
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Jamie H. Gilliam1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 2 AuthorsLinda Cowan6
Estimated H-index: 6
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Published on Jan 1, 2017
Laura L. Bolton2
Estimated H-index: 2
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Susan Girolami2
Estimated H-index: 2
+ 10 AuthorsMerkle D1
Estimated H-index: 1
Consistent wound care across settings by collaborating members of interdisciplinary teams improves consistency and quality of patient and wound outcomes. The International Consolidated Guideline Task Force (ICGTF) develops patient centered guidelines that channel evidence-based principles from all related organizations’ guidelines to serve interdisciplinary wound care teams. These guidelines and related implementation tools are designed to harmonize wound care team interactions and serve patient...
Published on Oct 1, 2016in International Wound Journal 2.38
Sarah Ramsay3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Smith & Nephew),
Linda Cowan6
Estimated H-index: 6
+ 2 AuthorsGregory S. Schultz61
Estimated H-index: 61
(University of Florida)
Chronic wounds, including diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers and venous leg ulcers, impact the lives of millions of people worldwide. These types of wounds represent a significant physical, social and financial burden to both patients and health care systems. Wound care has made great progress in recent years as a result of the critical research performed in academic, clinical and industrial settings. However, there has been relatively little translation of basic research discoveries into nov...
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Published on Apr 1, 2016in Advances in Skin & Wound Care 1.38
Hyochol Ahn7
Estimated H-index: 7
(University of Florida),
Linda Cowan6
Estimated H-index: 6
+ 2 AuthorsJoyce K. Stechmiller15
Estimated H-index: 15
(University of Florida)
To provide information on risk factors associated with pressure ulcers (PrUs), including suspected deep tissue injury (sDTI), in nursing home residents in the United States.This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to:1. Examine the literature related to risk factors for the development of PrUs.2. Compare risk factors associated with the p...
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Published on Jan 1, 2016
P.L. Phillips , Randall D. Wolcott24
Estimated H-index: 24
+ 1 AuthorsGreg Schultz4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Florida)
In the last decade, the association of microbial biofilm with delay or nonhealing of wounds has become widely accepted and intensely studied. The primary characteristics of microbial biofilm that have lead to this focus are its ability to quickly regenerate; its extremely high tolerance to antimicrobial agents; and its ability to compromise would healing, even when present at microbial loads well below levels traditionally considered infected and when classic clinical signs of infection are abse...
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Published on Jan 1, 2013in Ulcers
Linda Cowan6
Estimated H-index: 6
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Joyce K. Stechmiller15
Estimated H-index: 15
+ 2 AuthorsGregory S. Schultz61
Estimated H-index: 61
Chronic wounds are a significant health problem in the United States, with annual associated costs exceeding $20 billion annually. Traditional wound care consists of surgical debridement, manual irrigation, moisture retentive dressings, and topical and/or systemic antimicrobial therapy. However, despite progress in the science of wound healing, the prevalence and incidence of chronic wounds and their complications are escalating. The presence & complexity of bacterial biofilms in chronic wounds ...
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