Archive for September, 2015

Wound Bed Preparation – Challenges and the Role of Documentation

Normal wound healing involves the wound going through a timely reparative process and restoring its anatomic and functional integrity. If disruption occurs in these phases, wound stalls in the inflammatory phase and this may result in delayed healing. Wound bed preparation allows wound care physicians to focus their attention systematically on a non-healing wound, determine […]

Critical Role of Nutrition in Wound Healing

During the wound healing process, the patient’s body burns extra calories since it requires energy beyond what is actually needed for daily activities. Patients can consume extra calories from nutrients to compensate for this. With proper intake of nutrients, the body will receive the energy it requires and this will expedite the healing process. However, […]