Wound Dressing and its Role in Recovery

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Razia Sanwari

Caring for your wound is elementary if the healing has to be quick. Recoverydepends on a number of factors and so can be complex. Important onesare age and general health of the individual. If the body is young then healing is faster. Age can slow down the repair process and certain illnesses, like diabetes,may negatively impact it, too.

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Selecting the Right Medical Tape

Posted on Jul 27, 2017 by

Understanding and applying the simple tape is not rocket science. However when we talk about using a medical tape, we do need some kind of information for its proper usage and application. We have to apply medical tape directly on the skin and that’s what brings up the concern.

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Wound dressing: All You Need To Know

Posted on Aug 05, 2016 by

Dressings are used to secure a wound and prevent it from further infection. They are meant to stay in direct contact with a wound. Wound care dressings are different than bandage as bandage holds dressing in place.

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Skin Infections Guide for Athletes

Posted on Jun 02, 2016 by

Fungal infections of the skin are very common in athletes. It dominates in the total number of sports-related skin infections. Dermatophytes may infect the foot, nails, any exposed skin surface or predominantly the trunk. Occasionally, athletes suffer from several types of infection with dermatophytes.

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The Four-Stage Process of Wound Healing

Posted on May 17, 2016 by

Wound healing is a natural restorative response to tissue injury. There are many types of wounds and they require different wound care products for proper recovery but most go through similar healing stages. It is essential to remember that wounds can progress both forward and back through the phases.

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Check List for Wound Infection

Posted on May 03, 2016 by

Any wound, whether a cut or an abrasion has the potential to become infected if not treated and taken care of properly. Most of the time these wound heals without difficulty. But in certain situations infection by bacteria can lead to tissue and skin damage.

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Obesity: Wounded and Hurting!

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 by Razia Sanwari

Obesity brings with it too many health woes! Obesity is not good…it is highly troublesome, an omnipresent and a significant health issue in today’s society! Not only does it have an adverse effect on your health directly, leading to blood pressure, cholesterol, heart diseases, diabetes, cancer, respiratory problem, dyslipidemia, malfunctioning of organs, etc.

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Hydrocolloid Dressing: Occlusive and Protective

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 by Razia Sanwari

Dressings play a crucial role in wound management because they are in direct contact with the lesion whose healing will depend to a large extent on how effective the dressing is. The chief functions of a dressing are to stop bleeding, soak up the exudates, protect the wound from infection and promote recovery. Therefore, the right kind of dressing is key for healing.

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Oops!! Avoiding Common Wound Care Mistakes

Posted on Dec 05, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

When recovering from any type of wound the continued home care can be very important. Many mistakes can actually worsen the injury and lengthen the recovery period. Such errors such as incorrect wound dressings or the failure to clean out all foreign debris can have consequences down the road.

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Clean It, Irrigate It, Experience Less Pain

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

In order to recover properly from any wound, we need to keep it clean so that we expedite healing and ward off infection. Whether it’s after surgery, a wound that requires just a few stitches, or just a skinned knee, the need to keep these areas clean and contaminant free should not be underestimated.

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