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There are a wide range of wounds, injuries or conditions that require multiple wound care treatment methods for efficient healing and rehabilitation. At Shop Wound Care, we have a great range of wound care supplies for treating multiple wound conditions and injuries. At Shop Wound Care, we carry wound care supplies for the following wound conditions:

Decubitis Ulcers

Also known as pressure ulcers, decubitis ulcers are formed on the skin near bony projections due to pressure, friction, or shear forces. They are common among bed-ridden people, wheelchair-bound people, or people who sit in a fixed position for a long time. Dressings and hydrogel sheets are used to treat decubitis ulcers.

Neuropathic Foot Ulcers

Also referred to as diabetic ulcers, neuropathic foot ulcers are common among diabetic patients. When high blood glucose level changes the metabolism of the nerve fibers it reduces blood flow to the nerves which then causes ulcers. It also affects the motor nerves causing claw foot and other foot deformities. A wide range of dressings can be used to manage neuropathic foot ulcers.

Surgical Wounds

Surgical wounds are the openings or incisions on the surface of the body after a surgery. There are four different classes of surgical wounds and the management of these wounds are also based on the class of the surgical wounds. One has to use a wide range of wound care supplies such as wound cleansers, saline solutions, and wound dressings for managing these wounds.

Venous Stasis Ulcers

Also known as varicose veins or varicose ulcers, venous stasis ulcers are caused by the malfunction of venous valves. They usually affect the legs and a complication of these ulcers can cause the formation of necrosis of the skin and the underlying tissues. Managing these ulcers includes using wound dressings and anti-septic solutions.

Lacerations

Some of the most common wounds, lacerations are cuts or tears of the soft tissue under the skin. They can affect any part of the body and can be easily controlled and managed with general wound care. If left unattended or mismanaged, they can cause complications such as necrosis and infections. Use of tissue adhesives and wound closure supplies, one can close the lacerations and then cover them with a wound dressing.

Burn Wounds

Burn wounds are classified into different degrees and so burn wound management depends on the degree of burn affecting the patient. First and second degree burns can be managed using wound care supplies using wound cleansers and wound dressings. Third and fourth degree burns are serious injuries and the individual has to be taken to a medical institution at the earliest.

Avulsions

Avulsions are serious injuries that are characterized by the tearing away of the layer of skin exposing the muscoskeletal structure of the body. Heavy bleeding, pain, and inflammation are basic symptoms. One should use first aid supplies to initiate the wound management of avulsions which include tissue adhesives, wound closure strips, gauze dressings, and anti-microbial dressings.

Abrasions

Also known as bruise wounds, abrasions are caused by friction or shear forces affecting the skin. Symptoms include minor pain and inflammation and slight bleeding. There are three degrees of abrasions, and wound management is based on the degrees of abrasions. One can use wound cleansers to clean the abrasion and then administer wound dressings to protect the wound and prevent infections.

Wound Care Nutrition

Wound care nutrition includes foods or supplements that contain protein, calories, and nutrients that help in increasing the ability of the body to heal wounds. A wide range of nutritious foods and supplements also aid the body in fighting infections and increase the efficiency of the body to initiate blood clotting to reduce bleeding.