Wound-care resources on the Internet

CR FikarNew York College of Podiatric Medicine, NY 10035, USA.

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OL CorralNew York College of Podiatric Medicine, NY 10035, USA.

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The Internet offers many resources in the area of wound and ulcer care that are of potential interest to podiatric physicians and students. This article provides an overview of World Wide Web sites that contain factual information, management guidelines, and illustrations pertaining to various aspects of wound and ulcer care. Web sites that emphasize preventive care are also reviewed. Because the prudent use of antimicrobial therapy is an important part of wound care, a few sites that offer antibiotic information are described.