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For a wound to heal it is best if it is covered and closed as quickly as possible. This is where surgical dressings come into play. The following article gives a brief on Surgical Dressings and Their Types.
Some types of wounds including incisions, lacerations and punctures may need to be stitched. Generally, gaping wounds where fat, muscles or bone visible or wounds with continued bleeding require stitches.
Negative pressure wound therapy is an alternative to traditional wound care. It uses negative suction that is applied through a vacuum system.
Cleaning a wound is the first and one of the most important steps in wound care. The commonly used wound cleaning products include normal saline, hydrogen peroxide, sodium hypochlorite etc but there is an alternative to these artificial cleaning agents.
Choice of an appropriate dressing is an important part of wound management. The choice of dressing depends upon several factors including the reasons for using a dressing, type of wound, location of wound, infection and product related considerations.
Wound healing is a complex process that requires several factors to work together to produce the desired results.
When a wound becomes infected, properly cleaning it is more important than the choice of antibiotics to be used.
Blisters are the boil like swelling on skin, usually feet and hands. Blisters are a very common occurrence.
Undergoing a surgery means being left with one or more wounds left to heal. Surgery wounds are sometimes complicated and need special care.
There are various reasons due to which blistering might occur on the human body. The following article gives you a brief of the main causes for blisters.