Marcia Spear

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Wet-to-dry dressings-evaluating the evidence
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:92-5. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Acute or chronic? What's the difference?
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 32:98-100. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Venous ulcers--an evidence-based update
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 32:185-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Best technique for obtaining wound cultures
    Marcia Spear
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 32:34-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The impact of reduction mammaplasty on breast sensation: an analysis of multiple surgical techniques
    Marcia E Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:142-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Infected? Or not?
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 31:174-5. 2011
  7. doi request reprint What are the necessary practice competencies for two providers: dermal fillers and botulinum toxin type A injections?
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 30:226-46; quiz 247-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The ethical dilemmas of aesthetic medicine: what every provider should consider
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 30:152-5; quiz 156. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Silver: an age-old treatment modality in modern times
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 30:90-3. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The necessity of wound debridement
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 30:54-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Wet-to-dry dressings-evaluating the evidence
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:92-5. 2008
    ..A brief history of wound care will also be discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Acute or chronic? What's the difference?
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 32:98-100. 2013
    ..The purpose of this article is to present some of the major differences and enable the practitioner in developing and modifying an appropriate plan of care to enhance healing and manage patient expectations...
  3. doi request reprint Venous ulcers--an evidence-based update
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 32:185-8. 2012
    ..Severe complications include cellulitis, osteomyelitis, and malignant changes (Collins & Seraj, 2010). This column discusses the pathophysiology of venous insufficiency and ulcerations, presentation, diagnosis, and current treatment...
  4. doi request reprint Best technique for obtaining wound cultures
    Marcia Spear
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 32:34-6. 2012
    ..This article will explore the various techniques used in clinical practice to obtain cultures for diagnosing wound infections...
  5. doi request reprint The impact of reduction mammaplasty on breast sensation: an analysis of multiple surgical techniques
    Marcia E Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:142-9. 2012
    ..In the total cohort, the type of breast reduction procedure did not produce significant differences in breast sensation...
  6. doi request reprint Infected? Or not?
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 31:174-5. 2011
    ..The challenge to the practitioner lies in possessing knowledge and ability to recognize the state of a wound in relation to the bacterial continuum and intervene appropriately...
  7. doi request reprint What are the necessary practice competencies for two providers: dermal fillers and botulinum toxin type A injections?
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 30:226-46; quiz 247-8. 2010
    ..A competency document to guide the practice of providers of dermal fillers and botulinum toxin Type A has been developed for completion of this DNP project...
  8. doi request reprint The ethical dilemmas of aesthetic medicine: what every provider should consider
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 30:152-5; quiz 156. 2010
    ..This article discusses the ethical principles of autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice, and presents a framework to guide practice to enhance resolution of ethical dilemmas confronting the provider of aesthetic medicine...
  9. doi request reprint Silver: an age-old treatment modality in modern times
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 30:90-3. 2010
    ..hansaplast.com/med-info/wound-care-beautiful-healing/silver-tech.html)...
  10. doi request reprint The necessity of wound debridement
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 30:54-6. 2010
    ..In addition, maintenance debridement of the obvious necrotic tissue and excessive bioburden is essential before a wound can proceed to healing...
  11. doi request reprint Treatment of skin graft donor sites with a unique transparent absorbent acrylic dressing
    Marcia Spear
    Nurse Practitioner and Certified Wound Specialist, Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 29:194-200; quiz 201-2. 2009
    ..Despite the varied uses of the skin graft, there is always a donor site from which the skin is harvested. The focus of our study was the treatment of the donor site...
  12. doi request reprint Outcomes of lower extremity injuries sustained during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 29:155-7; quiz 158-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to present evidence on the outcomes of lower extremity complex injuries and provide evidence-based factors that contribute to these outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Wound assessment
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, D 4207 Medical Center North, 1161 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 29:128-30. 2009
    ..This article will present the implications and fundamentals of an accurate wound assessment...
  14. doi request reprint Photography and plastic surgery: part 1
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:66-8; quiz 69-70. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article, first in a series, is to introduce the plastic surgical nurse to the history of photography and applications and the benefits of digital photography...
  15. doi request reprint Propofol: thriller or killer
    Lewis McCarver
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 30:29-31; quiz 32-3. 2010
    ..Propofol is utilized as an anesthetic induction agent and sedative during many plastic surgeries. This article explores indications, pharmacokinetics, adverse effects, and potential abuse of propofol...
  16. doi request reprint New CMS ruling and what it means
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:55-6. 2008
  17. doi request reprint Wound exudate--the good, the bad, and the ugly
    Marcia Spear
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37232, USA rbilt edu
    Plast Surg Nurs 32:77-9. 2012
    ..This article will explore the benefits of wound fluid as well as the detrimental impact on wound healing. Assessment and management will also be briefly discussed...
  18. doi request reprint Setting up your office for clinical photography
    Kevin Hagan
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Medical Center North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 29:203-9; quiz 210-1. 2009
    ..This article will discuss the various ways that the office environment can be optimized for clinical photography...