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What are the 4 steps in wound care?

What are the 4 steps in wound care?

Wound care: 1. Identify & correct causative factors. 2. Provide systemic support for wound healing. 3. Initiate appropriate topical therapy. 4. Monitor the wound for progress in healing. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Wound Care (Definition)

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


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Do coloplast sheets for wound care really help?

Do coloplast sheets for wound care really help?

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

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Could coloplast sheets for wound care really heal?

Could coloplast sheets for wound care really heal?

Protective: Primarily used to protect the surrounding tissues have little effect on promoting healing of the primary wound. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: wound care?

What is the definition or description of: wound care?

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

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What's the first step in becoming a wound care nurse?

What's the first step in becoming a wound care nurse?

WOCN: 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

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Where can I find more information about wound care at home?

Where can I find more information about wound care at home?

Wound care.: I'm not really sure what you are asking. If you want wound care to be performed at home, you can ask home healthcare nursing agencies. Most home care is provided through such agencies, which train and employ skilled nurses to provide home care. ...Read more

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Do I have to be a nurse to then become a wound care technician?

Wound professionals: It is not clear what you mean by a "wound technician". There are multiple opportunities with wound care under many different professions. ...Read more

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What are the primary dressings and secondary dressings in wound care?

Dressings: Primary is what is on the wound directly; secondary is what is on top of the primary dressing. ...Read more

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When a nurse assesses a wound, what's the plan concerning wound care?

When a nurse assesses a wound, what's the plan concerning wound care?

The "Plan": takes into account the type of wound, location, duration, nature, size, presence or absence of infection, inflammation, depth and existence of any complicating associated medical issues among other things, ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more