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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Xeroform Dressings - All You Need To Know About Them!

Posted on May 21, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Xeroform dressings are a type of medical wound dressings that are infused with 3% Bismuth Tribromophenate in a petrolatum or oil emulsion base. Their antiseptic and antibacterial properties help protect the wound from infections.

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Wound Dressing and its Role in Wound Care

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Razia Sanwari

Caring for your wound is elementary if the healing has to be quick. Recoverydepends on a number of factors and so can be complex. Important onesare age and general health of the individual. If the body is young then healing is faster. Age can slow down the repair process and certain illnesses, like diabetes,may negatively impact it, too.

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Wound dressing: All You Need To Know

Posted on Aug 05, 2016 by Ayush Henry

Dressings are used to secure a wound and prevent it from further infection. They are meant to stay in direct contact with a wound. Wound care dressings are different than bandage as bandage holds dressing in place.

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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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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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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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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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Different Dressings for Different Wounds

Posted on Apr 29, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

We have all, at one time or another in our lives, suffered from a cut, wound, or some other form of boo-boo. Whether it’s a skinned knee or a cut finger or a skin ulcer, the use of a wound dressing can help expedite healing.

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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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