Scottsdale Wound Management Guide

Comprehensive pocket handbook offers differential diagnosis and treatment options at your fingertips

Proper wound care management has become one of the top concerns for many clinicians across various medical specialties. Treatment is specific to the wound type, the patient and the long-term care plan and requires ongoing assessment. The Scottsdale Wound Management Guide handbook is quickly becoming an essential tool for clinicians in the field of wound care, selling more than 10,000 copies in its first month of publication. Unique to the handbook is its layout that provides differential diagnosis, wound assessment, wound treatments segmented by etiology, treatment guidelines, studies and procedures.

The Scottsdale Wound Management Guide handbook is for nurses and doctors who want to take their understanding of wound care to the next level,” says Matthew Livingston, RN, BSN, CWS, CHRN, who works in the Scottsdale medical community, and developed the handbook based on a need he saw in the marketplace. Measuring just 5” x 7”, it provides comprehensive text for wound care management. “As a nurse, I need information at my fingertips, that’s the idea behind the Scottsdale Wound Management Guide. It covers an extensive amount of material in a clear, concise layout that I can keep in my lab coat.”

Only $20.00 USD - plus shipping

AAWC members receive 25% discount when purchasing Scottsdale Wound Management Guide (SWMG).
Please visit and sign in to the members' only page with your Membership ID to take advantage of this discount. This discount is only available to current AAWC members.

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The Scottsdale Wound Management Guide handbook covers all major wound etiologies and lists the differential diagnoses of multiple wound types. The text is written for clinicians caring for acute or chronic wounds in an office, hospital or wound care setting.

The handbook serves to provide the best in class for knowledge and understanding of wound care treatment often due to pressure ulcers, vascular ulcers, and/or diabetic ulcers. Scottsdale Wound Management Guide handbook is available for purchase at for just $20 per copy, plus shipping & handling.

Clinicians Say...

“This guide is comprehensive, easy-to-read and the perfect size to carry with us.”

A. Murray Corliss, BSN, RN, CWOCN, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Scottsdale surgeon Tom Wolvos, MS, MD, FACS, edited the guide. "Differentiating treatment options by wound type is a helpful feature of our handbook. The role of advanced technologies in wound care is also discussed. Quality wound management gives the patient the best chance to heal their wound, in the shortest time possible."

The Scottsdale Wound Management Guide was showcased in April at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and the Wound Healing Society (SAWC/WHS) 2009 Spring Meeting, the largest gathering of multidisciplinary wound care specialists in the U.S. This year’s event hosted the highest attendance to date since it launched more than 20 years ago.

The handbook was enthusiastically received,” says Jeremy Bowden, Vice President, Group Publisher, of HMP’s Wound Care Division. “It is a valuable resource for wound based test preparation and covers innovative treatment options including hyperbaric oxygen wound protocols, products, dressings and systems that have had treatment success.”

Bowden acknowledged interest in bulk orders of the Scottsdale Wound Management Guide handbook from wound care manufacturers. "Educational resources such as this are well within the new AdvaMed guidelines. This resource is a very cost effective way for sales representatives to educate new wound care clinicians. "

HMP Communications’ Wound Care Division includes Today’s Wound Clinic, WOUNDS, the most widely read, peer-reviewed journal focusing on wound care and research; Ostomy Wound Management (OWM), the only peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary publication specifically dedicated to the advanced wound care practitioner; and Podiatry Today, the only BPA-audited journal that reaches every practicing podiatrist in the United States. WOUNDS and OWM are official journals of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC).

HMP Communications has spent the past two decades focusing on advances in the clinical care and treatment of some of the world’s most debilitating diseases and medical conditions. Today, healthcare professionals consider HMP Communications’ medical journals, websites, meetings, and symposia authoritative sources for comprehensive information in the fields of wound care, dermatology, podiatry, cardiovascular care, electrophysiology, long-term care, managed care, diabetes, arthritis, and specialized primary care. HMP Communications’ journals are both peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed to best disseminate critical content in the most effective manner for readers. In addition to online and print media, the company produces and manages tradeshows, conferences, symposia, digital programs, and customized programs.

HMP Communications Holdings LLC is the parent company of wholly-owned subsidiaries HMP Communications and North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME), a leading accredited medical education and communications company. Both companies serve the vital needs of the medical community through various business models.

Matthew Livingston

About the Author:

Matthew Livingston R.N. B.S.N. C.W.S. C.H.R.N.

Matthew Livingston R.N. currently works for the hyperbarics and wound care department at a hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is the author of the Scottsdale Wound Management Guide, which is available through HMP Communications.

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Tom Wolvos

About the Author:

Tom Wolvos MD, FACS,.

Dr. Wolvos received 3 degrees from Indiana University (B.A., M.S., M.D.) He completed his general surgery residency at St. Elizabeth’s hospital of Boston. He now practices General Surgery, Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Wolvos has numerous publications and has given hundreds of wound-related presentations.