Encompass Healthcare and Wound Medicine

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The Skinny on Quinoa

THE SKINNY ON QUINOA By Rob Striks, Special Writer for Encompass HealthCare & Wound Medicine The problem with writing about …

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Wound Care & Diabetes

THE INTERSECTION OF WOUND CARE & DIABETES by Robert Striks, Special Writer, Encompass HealthCare and Wound Medicine I’m diabetic. I …

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Congratulations to The Wound Doc! His latest Blog On Chronic Venous Insufficiency Was Just Published!

TheWoundDoc’s latest blog on Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) has just been published in Woundsource. Click here to read Dr. Bruce …

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Food Substitutions

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

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Contact casts are important for wound healing and they are quick, easy & painless to remove

Click here to check out our latest video on removing a contact cast at Encompass HealthCare & Wound Medicine.  

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Patient Compliance

PATIENT COMPLIANCE AND THE DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP by Rob Striks, Special Writer Encompass HealthCare & Wound Medicine  “That’s a team, gentlemen, and …

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HOW TO BE A PATIENT

  HOW TO BE A PATIENT By Rob Striks, Special Writer Encompass HealthCare and Wound Medicine I’m a senior patient, …

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Healthcare-Acquired Infections

Washing Our Hands of Healthcare-Acquired Infections According to the American Hospital Association, over 36 million patients are admitted to hospitals …

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Read Dr. Ruben’s Latest 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 …

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Remember Mumps?

Mumps Outbreak: What You Need To Know After the recent mumps outbreak at the Ohio State University and its subsequent …

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Watch Dr. Ruben Apply Skin Substitute Theraskin to Patient Wound (viewer discretion advised)

Watch our video illustrating Dr. Ruben aid wound healing by applying TheraSkin, a skin flap, to an Achilles heel wound. We …

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A Cold Season For Wound Care

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

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Hospital-Acquired Infections

Hospital-Acquired Infections: This Means War! I got sent to The Front a couple of weeks ago. I call hospitals “The …

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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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The Hospital Is No Place to Rest

The Hospital: No Place to Rest. Lesson #1: Shhhh!! If hospital personnel could act like they’re in a library, maybe …

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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 …

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Encompass HealthCare Celebrates Its Third Anniversary

Encompass HealthCare and Wound Medicine, celebrates its third anniversary healing pressure sores, diabetic foot ulcers and other serious wounds using the …

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New Wound Care Patient Guide Published by Dr. Bruce Ruben on Vitals!

Wound Care Patient Guide Published by Dr. Bruce Ruben Medical Director Dr. Bruce Ruben has just been published, citing an …

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We’re A Designated Dignity Zone.

Encompass HealthCare is a Designated Dignity Zone. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” -Plato We …

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Wound Debridement Helps Heal Wounds

Wound Debridement At Encompass HealthCare, we have a multitude of ways in which we debride:  we use a Ultrasonic debridement …

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Quinoa Turkey Stuffing

(Serves 12) Use quinoa to make a delicious, high protein/gluten-free alternative to traditional Thanksgiving turkey stuffing. Check out this great …

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