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Have a burning question about Estim and wound care,

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The ‘Ask an Expert’ feature is designed to answer specific factual questions that are not commonly found in general reference books, text books, or on this website.

Please also check the FAQ document which has been created based on your questions.

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  1. Make sure your e-mail account will accept mail from our account (info@estim4wounds.ca) (some e-mail filters will divert our responses to your ‘Junk Mail’ folder);
  2. Avoid asking for bulk information, i.e. “Can you please send me some information on Estim”.  Please browse this website and read the resources you are interested in.
  3. It is best if you send only one question at a time so that responses can be organized by topic.
  4. The owner of this website is not willing or able to provide opinions or answer surveys.
  5. The information and education provided via this website is meant to help clinicians who have completed advanced training about Estim make their own informed decision. No expert should tell you how and when you should use Estim on your clients in your clinical practice; Please do not ask the expert to decide if a condition/situation is contraindicated for Estim.
  6. Real life situations and cases can help our understanding about Estim, However, all care-related questions must abide by the ‘Personal Health Information Protection Act’, 2004’. Therefore, NO RESPONSE WILL BE PROVIDED TO questions that contain:
    • Personal health information, i.e. identifying information that relates to a patient’s mental/physical health, family health history, plan of service, payments or eligibility for health services, health number, or their substitute decision maker’s identify, and/or;
    • Any identifying information that could potentially be used, either alone or with other information, to identify a patient.
    • Any questions related to images of wounds or patients.