Articles of January,2014

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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Posted in Burn Dressings

Treating Decubitis Ulcers

Posted on Jan 06, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Decubitis ulcers or pressure sores/bedsores can be a serious problem for patients that are immobile. They are caused by pressure on soft tissue over bony areas of the body. Areas such as the coccyx, heels, hips, and other joints are susceptible to this type of pressure wound.

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Posted in Wound Dressings

Guide to Compression Bandages

Posted on Jan 06, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Many times an injury will require the need for a compression bandage. These injuries can be as simple as a sprained wrist or ankle which would require the joint to be immobilized or something as complicated as lymphedema therapy.

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Posted in Compression Bandages

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