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The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care Announces International Partnerships and the Creation of a Joint Paper on Multidisciplinary Wound Healing

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) is pleased to have partnered with the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) and the Australian Wound Management Association (AWMA) to develop an unprecedented guidance document entitled, "Managing Wounds as a Team."

"AAWC is extremely pleased to have worked collaboratively with EWMA and AWMA to create a patient-centered, multidisciplinary document for all healthcare professionals that seeks to shift the paradigm regarding how practitioners approach patient care, specifically wound healing. The ultimate goal is for providers to practice as a true, multidisciplinary team – a team where the patient is at the center and advocates also play a critical role," stated Dr. Robert J. Snyder, Past President of AAWC and one of the co-authors of the manuscript.

In partnership with EWMA since 2008 and AWMA since 2013, the AAWC looks forward to continued collaboration with these and other international associations. Read the joint international paper in the Journal of Wound Care.

ABOUT AAWCAAWC is the largest, not-for-profit membership organization in the United States dedicated to interprofessional wound healing and tissue preservation. AAWC's mission is to advance the care of people with and at risk for wounds. The Association's focus is on education, public policy, and the application of evidence-based wound care practice.  AAWC offers membership and associated benefits to everyone involved in wound care, including clinicians and other healthcare professionals, patients, lay-caregivers, clinics/facilities, corporations, students, retirees, and advocates.

SOURCE Association for the Advancement of Wound Care

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