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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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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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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Abdominal Pads

Posted on Sep 04, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Abdominal pads are highly absorbent pads designed to provide utmost absorbency and maximum patient comfort while, at the same time, speeding up healing.

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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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Clean It, Irrigate It, Experience Less Pain

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

In order to recover properly from any wound, we need to keep it clean so that we expedite healing and ward off infection. Whether it’s after surgery, a wound that requires just a few stitches, or just a skinned knee, the need to keep these areas clean and contaminant free should not be underestimated.

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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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Check List for Wound Infection

Posted on May 03, 2016 by Ayush Henry

Any wound, whether a cut or an abrasion has the potential to become infected if not treated and taken care of properly. Most of the time these wound heals without difficulty. But in certain situations infection by bacteria can lead to tissue and skin damage.

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