Over 50 contributors:

Afsani Alavi, MD, FRCPC(Derm)

David Armstrong, DPM, PhD, MD

Richard Barry, BBA, CHT-A

Jennifer A. Berry, FNP-BC

Nicholas J. Bevilacqua, DPM, FACFAS

Shirley Blanchard, PhD, ABDA, OTR/L, FAOTA

Barbara Braden, PhD, FAAN

A.C. Browne, MB, MICGP

Gregory A. Compton, MD, CMD

Sarah ME Cockbill PhD, LL.M, B.Pharm, M.Pharm, DAgVetPharm, MIPharmM, FCPP, FRPharmS

Patricia Coutts, RN

Linda Cowan, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, CWS

Sue Currence, BSN, RN, CWON

Jean M. de Leon, MD

Morty Eisenberg MD, MScCH, CCFP, FCFP

Cynthia Ann Fleck, RN, BSN, MBA, APN/CNS, ET/WOCN, CWS, CFCN, DNC

Robert G. Frykberg, DPM, MPH

Harriet W. Hopf, MD

Dean Kane, MD, FACS

David Keast, BSc(Hon), MSc, DipEd, MD, CCFP, FCFP

John P. Kirby, MD, MS, FCCWS, FACS

Diane L. Krasner, PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, MAPWCA, FAAN

Stephan J. Landis, MD, FRCP(C)

James B. Lutz, MS, CCRA

Heather McConnell, RN, BScN, MA(Ed)

Jeffery A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS

Linda Norton, BScOT, OT Reg (ONT), MScCH

Heather L. Orsted RN BN ET MSc

Priscilla Phillips, PhD

Mary Ellen Posthauer, RDN, CD, LD

Patricia Price, BA (Hons), PhD, AFBPsS, CPsychol, FHEA

Catherine R. Ratliff, PhD, APRN-BC, CWOCN, CFCN

George T. Rodeheaver, PhD

Siobhan Ryan, MD, FRCPC

Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CDE, CWS, CEEAA

R. Gary Sibbald, BSc, MD, MEd, FRCPC (Med), FRCPC (Derm), MACP, FAAD, MAPWCA

Jos M.G.A. Schols, MD, PhD

Gregory Schultz, PhD

Adrianne P S Smith, MD

Stephen Sprigle, PhD, PT

Linda A. Stamm, APRN-BC, CWS

Joyce Stechmiller, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAAN

Nancy Stotts, RN, EdD, FAAN

Terence D. Turner, OBE, FRPharmS, MPharm

Lia van Rijswijk, MSN, RN, CWCN

Robert A. Warriner, III, MD, FCCP, FACWS, FAPWCA

James R. Wilcox, RN, BSN, ACHRN, CWCN, CFCN, CWS, WCC, DAPWCA, FCCWS

Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS

Deidre Wipke-Tevis, RN, PhD

Kathy Whittington, RN, MS, CWCN

Laurel A. Wiersema-Bryant, APRN, BC, CWS

Kevin Y. Woo, PhD, RN, FAPWCA

Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, MS

Editor:

Diane L. Krasner, PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, MAPWCA, FAAN

About the Editor

Diane L. Krasner
PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, MAPWCA, FAAN 
Wound & Skin Care Consultant
York, PA

Dr. Diane L. Krasner is a board certified wound specialist with experience in wound, ostomy & incontinence care across the continuum of care. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and a Master of the American Professional Wound Care Association. Dr. Krasner is a wound & skin care consultant and part-time nursing instructor in York, PA. She is a volunteer at the York County Area Agency on Aging.

Dr. Krasner graduated from The Johns Hopkins University with a BA and MA in Ancient Near Eastern History and Egyptology. She went on to receive her BSN, MS and PhD from the University of Maryland School of Nursing and a MS in Adult and Continuing Education from Johns Hopkins School of Continuing Studies. Dr. Krasner was a Johnson & Johnson Medical Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Nursing Research at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.

Dr. Krasner served as the lead co-editor of five editions of Chronic Wound Care: A Clinical Source Book for Healthcare Professionals (1991-2012, HMP Communications, Malvern, PA). She is the sole editor of the new text Chronic Wound Care: The Essentials (2014, HMP Communications, Malvern, PA). She has served on numerous editorial boards and is currently on the editorial boards of The Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, Ostomy Wound Management, Long-Term Living, The International Journal of Wound Care, World Wide Wounds, WoundSource and WOUNDS. Since 1992 Dr. Krasner has served on the Board of Directors and as an officer of several national wound care organizations. Dr. Krasner’s research interests include wound pain, palliative wound care and legal issues related to wound care. She has numerous publications in the wound care literature and lectures nationally and internationally on wound & skin care.

Dr. Krasner’s research interests include wound pain, palliative wound care and legal issues related to wound care. She has numerous publications in the wound care literature and lectures nationally and internationally on wound & skin care.