Articles of January,2015

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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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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Posted in Hydrocolloid Dressings