Treating Decubitus Ulcers

Posted on Jan 06, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Decubitus ulcers are caused by pressure on soft tissue over bony areas of the body. Such pressure sores or bedsores can be treated by wound care dressing.

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How to Treat Burn Wounds?

Posted on Jan 06, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Burns can be a painful and dangerous type of wound. The type of treatment is dependent on the type of burn in the depth of damage in the skin. Once the type of burn is determined the correct course of treatment will lead to healing and most importantly less pain for the burn victim.

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Honey ‘The Healer’ Dressing

Posted on Sep 02, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Honey is well known for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties and has for years some types have been used as a healing agent for wounds, burns and ulcers. Difficult and severe wounds have been known to react to honey and heal effectively.

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Make It Better!! Reducing Wound Pain

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Nobody enjoys being in pain is quite the understatement. Anyone who has had some type of surgery, stitches, cut, or skinned knee understands oh too well the pain that can be associated with any type of wound. For anyone experiencing pain their first thought is how do I make it better?

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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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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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Obesity: Wounded and Hurting!

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 by Razia Sanwari

Obesity brings with it several health issues, such as diabetes, low immunity and vascular/venous insufficiency, which can negatively impact healing of wounds.

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The Four-Stage Process of Wound Healing

Posted on May 17, 2016 by Ayush Henry

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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Primary Dressings v/s Secondary Dressings

Posted on May 26, 2018 by Taikhum Sadiq

Dressings are one of the key aspects of wound care and choosing the right kind of dressing is paramount to the right kind of wound care and healing.

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Types of Wound Dressings and How to Use Them

Posted on Nov 19, 2019 by Taikhum Sadiq

Wound dressings are coverings made of either natural or synthetic fibers. which help cover, protect, and heal a wound. Divided into Primary dressing and Secondary dressing.Shop @ Shopwoundcare.com

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