Archive for October, 2016

Negative Pressure Therapy Treats Infected Wounds Faster, Finds Study

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) has a definitive role in wound healing. This therapeutic technique uses a vacuum dressing to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds and enhance healing of second and third degree burns. A thesis submitted by Lund University in Sweden found that NPWT can help in faster, better healing of infected […]

Role of Digital Photography in Wound Documentation

Photographs are an important component when it comes to effective wound assessment and management. Measuring the physical parameters of wounds on a regular basis is critical for a smooth wound healing process. Image documentation is now a part of an initial wound assessment and is used throughout the treatment program. By monitoring closure of a […]

What Are the Different Types of Wound Dressings?

Dressings are designed to be in direct contact with the wound, which is different from a bandage that holds the dressing in place. The right dressing type that suits the conditions of a patient’s wound is crucial for faster wound healing. There are a variety of options when it comes to dressings, and to determine […]

Specialized EMR – How It Can Help Improve Healthcare Quality

Technological improvements are transforming the healthcare world. A specialized EMR solution can streamline the documentation process in any specialty. It revolutionizes decision-making and care coordination in the industry. Whether it’s an emergency care clinic, occupational medicine clinic, wound care center, or physical therapy office, the right EMR solution can make the difference. With records that […]