About the Author: HPFY Staff Writer

HPFY Staff Writer

HPFY Staff Writers are product experts with years of experience in medical supplies and equipment retail. They specialize in understanding the typical usage of our products, the differentiation between brands and have insights on product popularity and features. Each article is researched and reviewed to provide the most accurate and educational material. We believe that Knowledge is Power which is why we hold our writing team to the highest standards to provide up-to-date and precise information to empower our customers

HPFY Staff Writer's Articles

Skin Care and Wound Healing: 5 Easy Tips

Posted on Jul 27, 2021 by HPFY Staff Writer

Scar formation is part and parcel of a human body's healing process. Scars are proof that the wound has healed naturally and the skin has repaired itself. Here are some tips for reducing the appearance of scars.

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Posted in Skin Care

Guide for Unna Boot Application

Posted on Jul 18, 2022 by HPFY Staff Writer

The Unna boot is a compression bandage made of an elastic compression dressing wrapped around a zinc oxide-impregnated gauze wrap placed from the toes to the knee. The boot takes less time to put on compared to an elastic support stocking. However, if used incorrectly, it may result in localized purpura, cyanosis, ulceration, or necrosis of the skin.

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Posted in Unna Boot Dressings

What is the Braden Scale Used For?

Posted on Jul 19, 2022 by HPFY Staff Writer

Bedridden patients, elderly dementia patients, individuals with spinal cord injuries, patients with loss of sensory perception due to diabetic neuropathy, and individuals with nutritional deficits are all at risk for developing pressure injuries if exposed to pressure, shear, friction, and moisture.

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Posted in Pressure Ulcers

How to Clean a Wound

Posted on Jul 20, 2022 by HPFY Staff Writer

Minor cuts and scrapes are a part of everyday life, especially for parents with young children. Knowing how to properly clean and disinfect a wound is fundamental to staying healthy. Here’s how to do it.

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Posted in Wound Cleansers

7 Best Burn Creams

Posted on Aug 10, 2022 by HPFY Staff Writer

It is common for the skin to get burn injuries due to exposure to various sources like steam, hot flames, harmful chemicals, or overexposure to the sun. Burns can be categorized into first, second, third, and fourth-degree burns. The classification of the burn may change over time.

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Posted in Burn Dressings

How to remove Bandage adhesive from Skin?

Posted on Sep 07, 2022 by HPFY Staff Writer

The use of bandages is very common in the medical industry. These are used as primary dressings directly over the wound or can be used to bind or wrap an injured body part. While using adhesive or liquid bandages, everyone has experienced chapped skin and pain with the thought of how to get adhesive off the skin.

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Posted in Skin Care

Intertrigo – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Posted on Sep 07, 2022 by HPFY Staff Writer

First, intertrigo is quite common, it has no race, sex, or age bias, so you are not alone. Intertrigo (pronounced in-tur-try-go) typically occurs in skinfolds, where skin rubs together or in warm moist areas. It may occur in the armpits, behind the ears, in the crease of the neck, between fingers and toes, underneath breasts, on the abdomen, the buttocks, or in genital areas.

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Posted in Intertrigo