Laura M Barnes, A.P.N.

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Wound & Ostomy Care
Elmhurst Outpatient Wound Care Center
Hospital Affiliations:
Elmhurst Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Wound Care; Diabetic Foot Care; Compression therapy; Diabetic ulcers; Lower extremity venous disease; Advanced wound care products; Lymphedema; Offloading; Pre-op stoma markings; Selective debridements; Trauma wounds; Negative pressure wound therapies; Ostomy management; Prevention and management of pressure ulcers; Skin grafts and substitutes; Surgical wounds

This provider is an independent medical practitioner who has been permitted to use the hospital's facilities and to exercise his or her independent medical judgment in the care and treatment of his or her patient.


Philosophy Of Care

Delivering and facilitating the highest quality, continuity, and appropriateness of patient care with attention to health promotion, disease prevention and treatment of the disease process. Quality focused and committed to problem solving with effective evaluation, instruction and communication skills. Presents information to patients using understandable, user friendly and effective teaching methods.

Education & Credentials

Education: Lewis University


Wound & Ostomy Care