Archive for July, 2017

Learn These Tips for Effective Wound Documentation

Accurate wound documentation is critical for providing effective wound care. Clear and easily accessible patient details help nurses to provide the appropriate treatment and management techniques at each phase to support the healing process. Wound documentation should be consistent and concise. Most clinics and hospitals now use wound management software to document patient history, wound […]

Lymphedema Assessment Methods – Some Considerations

Lymphedema is a progressive chronic condition that affects a significant number of people and can have harmful effects on the patient’s physical and psychosocial health. Often defined as swelling of one or more limbs that may also include a portion of the corresponding trunk, lymphedema can also affect the breast, head, neck or genitalia. While […]

Mitochondria-targeted Antioxidant to Treat Diabetic Wounds

Diabetic wounds are often slow to heal and require medical attention and monitoring. Crucial factors that affect the rate of healing in a diabetic’s fracture are blood glucose levels, poor circulation, diabetic neuropathy, immune system deficiency and infection. Diabetic patients often experience skin damage on their feet, which is called diabetic foot ulcer. Diabetic wounds […]

Important Aspects of Wound Assessment and Documentation

Managing chronic wounds is particularly difficult, and if not done appropriately it may hinder the patient’s well being. Woundcare EHR helps physicians and other clinical staff to record the wound treatment and progress details accurately, which is an important part of wound management. Wound healing includes diverse phases such as hemostasis, inflammation, proliferation, and maturation. […]