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Individualized Treatment

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Using advanced technologies and interventions, the physicians and staff at the Wound Center can effectively treat the most difficult wounds and manage the individual needs of every patient. What matters most is that patients quickly get back on the road to recovery–and back to their productive lives.

At the Wound Center, care and treatment consist of:

  • Appropriate communication with referring physicians to insure continuity of care
  • Coordination of referrals to comprehensive array of services, including lymphodema clinic, infusion clinic, nutrition, rehabilitation, pain management, hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Evidence-based practice, validated by research
  • Full diagnostic evaluation
  • Individualized plans of care developed in conjunction with the patient (or his or her designee) and the multidisciplinary team (dermatologists, infectious disease specialists, plastic surgeons, podiatrist)
  • Weekly rounds with wound team physicians and medical staff

The Wound Center treats complex, non-healing wound cases including:

  • Arterial ulcers
  • Bone infections (osteomyelitis)
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Fistula management
  • Gangrene
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Post-acute burns
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum (boils)
  • Soft-tissue infections
  • Surgical wounds
  • Ulcers secondary to immunologic disorders, including vasculitis, rheumatologic disease, inflammatory bowel disease, etc.
  • Venous stasis ulcers

Treatment plans include:

  • Advanced wound care products designed to provide the optimum healing environment
  • Chemical and mechanical debridements
  • Comprehensive prevention program
  • Compression wraps
  • Liaison to communicate with various home care agencies to insure that therapy is outstanding in the home, drugs and dressings are obtained and time consuming visits to the center can be minimized
  • Negative pressure therapy
  • Provision of health aids, including referral for shoes, beds, cushions, etc.
  • Sharp and surgical debridements

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