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Restore Plus Wound Care Dress Medication
Wound care is steps taken to ensure that a wound heals correctly. Steps may include dressing changes, application of topical antibiotics or ointments, proper offloading, infection control, and professional wound debridement when indicated. See your physician and have them advise you on treatment ...Read more
Wound care: Coloplast sheets can be helpful. Wound care needs a team and frequent visits. As your wound heals, the products used will likely be changed and modified. The costs of these products can be addressed with your doc and insurance coverage. There are less expensive options or alternative options. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: Yes because it can provide for a moist wound environment and protect the wound from desiccation and trauma. ...Read more
Care for your wound: Wound care is steps taken to ensure that a wound heals correctly. Steps may include dressing changes, application of topical antibiotics or ointments, proper offloading, infection control, and professional wound debridement when indicated. See your physician and have them advise you on treatment options for your wound. ...Read more
The first step is to become an rn. Then you will be eligible to train as a specialized wound ostomy and continence nurse (wocn). For more information, go to:
http://www. Wocn. Org/? Page=become_a_woc_nurse. ...Read more
Dressings: Primary is what is on the wound directly; secondary is what is on top of the primary dressing. ...Read more
Your surgeon: Needs to explain things to you. Call him/her. ...Read more
Hyperbaric medicine: There are several indications for hyperbaric treatments: some are scuba diving related, some are for rare medical conditions (aspergillosis, for example), and others are found illnesses that we see in a wound center like chronic refractory osteomyelitis, a wagner iii diabetic ulceration, or from specific complications of radiation. In all cases, the high oxygen helps raise the oxygen of the tissue. ...Read more
The best advice is to eat a healthy balanced diet. With that said, increasing the amount of protein can help tremendously with wound healing.
There are many other suggestions for wound healing, but little else has been proven --in scientific terms-- to absolutely benefit the patient.
Some of these other things are the use of additional zinc, vitamin c, specific combination of amino acids, etc. ...Read more
Yes it is true -: Historical as well as current modern science has shown that honey does have medicinal properties for wound care. However not all honeys are equal at providing this and in fact some can increase risk of infection due to contamination. The best known commercial product for wound care is named Medihoney. I would stick with a product that is designed specifically for treating wounds. ...Read more
Guaze: You should use dry sterile guaze next to your skin so that you do not develop rashes from the adhesives. Make sure to put tape on the guaze to secure it in place and not onto the skin. ...Read more
Depends: The frequency of wound care depends on the type of surgery, location of wound, size of wound, type of closure, and other information. You should consult your surgeon for their specific instruction. Causes of concern for a wound infection include fevers, pain and redness of area that is worsening, and pus or odor from incision area. ...Read more
Can natural remedies (e.g. Plants, spices, roots) be utilized in rudimentary wound care? If so, what are the best options?
Yes, many options:
Medicinal herbs have been successfully used to treat wounds for thousands of years. Herbs can be antimicrobial, relieve pain and swelling and speed healing. Dozens of herbs can help, including calendula, aloe vera, plantain, yarrow and comfrey.
Health food stores sell salves containing these herbs.
See http://www. Anniesremedy. Com/chart_remedy_cuts. Php
and http://tinyurl. Com/j6u7bu4 for details. ...Read more
Is there an online resource for seeing the stages of recovery from 2nd and deep 2nd degree burns caused by fire as well as showing wound care.
One great resource: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/first-aid-burns/fa00022.Get a more detailed answer ›
I do wound care at a local rehab and health facility and I would like some advice on how to assist a lady in healing her bilateral thigh wounds.
Topical and air: If her thighs prevent air circulation, she may need to, position with legs spread open for a while each day to avoid maceration in the wound. I Assume she is on antibiotics, topical debrieding agents like silver sulfadiazine are helpful as well. Be sure to address the cause for the wound initially, such as incontinence, and remediate that as well ...Read more
I just had my nexplanon implant removed on Monday. Is there anything special to do for wound care?
What is a stronger topical antibiotic cream than those used in Neosporin for ulcerative wound care.
Wrong question: NO antibiotic is useful for wound care. Neosporin is useless. Studies of surgical wounds comparing antibiotics to vaseline or Aquaphor showed no benefit from bacitracin or neosporin. Use of topical antibiotics caused allergic reactions, impaired wound healing, and promoted emergence of resistant bacteria such as MRSA. Care of a wound is determined by its location and size and cause. ...Read more
Husband had skin graft and donor site was sealed w/something that is causing great pain? No wound care given...What to do it bad
See md: Follow up withe surgeon so he can evaluate it. ...Read more
Yes first find out: How your surgeon wants to treat. Of course most of these wounds will heal with time as most of them are superficial. First control if you have metabolic problems like diabetes etc, keep the wound clean by irrigating with saline, clean dressing, wear braw not let wound separate, Eat good balanced diet and will heal ...Read more