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Quick Way to Heal Wounds: Medihoney & Its Benefits

Posted on May 14, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

Of the many natural remedies available, the use of honey in wound healing is one that has been around for centuries and can truly help with wound healing. Believe it or not, there are numerous reasons and medical benefits to using honey to heal wounds.

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Buying Unna Boots? Read the Ultimate Guide to Unna Application

Posted on May 09, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

Venous problems, such as venous ulcers, as well as other venous deficiencies require a specialized touch when it comes to treatment. These ailments can be serious if left untreated and can become even life-threatening. One technique for treating these injuries is with an Unna boot.

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Top 10 Best-Selling Foam Dressings 2019

Posted on Dec 01, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Wound care can be a wide-ranging field and the fact that different wounds require different dressings just complicate matters. Finding the proper wound dressing may seem impossible with the multitude of options available on the market. Foam dressings are a very popular type of dressing for a wide range of wound types. We here at HPFY have compiled the top 10 best-selling foam dressings.

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Using Silver Alginate Dressing for Wound Care

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 by Swati Chadha

Topical antimicrobial dressings are used to prevent and manage infections in a wide range of wounds. Silver, as a topical antimicrobial agent has been used in wound care for hundreds of years.

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Proper Woundcare - 12 Myths and Facts

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 by Hunaid Germanwala

There is no shortage of misconceptions and doubts regarding efficient wound care methods. Before embarking on a wound care treatment it is therefore important to check the myths and facts.

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Early Injury Treatment-Patient Care Questions Answered

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Minor injuries can escalate into major problems if the initial, early injury treatment is botched or done incorrectly. There is nothing simple about first aid and the ability to heal properly can be hampered if the proper techniques are not followed or ignored.

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​All You Need To Know About Transparent Dressings

Posted on Jan 27, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Transparent dressing is made up of a thin transparent sheet that allows for easy inspection of the wound bed. It allows you to check the healing progress and the amount of wound drainage. Transparent film dressing protects the skin in pressure spots and keeps the affected area moist for faster healing.

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All You Need To Know About Hydrogel Dressings

Posted on Jan 27, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Hydrogel dressing is designed to manage fluid exchange on the surface of the wound. It consists of 90% water suspended in a gel base. The water content in the wound gel dressing provides moisture to the wound and helps in faster wound healing.

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All You Need To Know About Hydrocolloid Dressings

Posted on Jan 27, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Hydrocolloid dressing is known to have a unique design. It includes an adhesive compound containing gel-forming agents like gelatin or sodium carboxymethylcellulose. The adhesive compound is laminated on a film or foam made from polyurethane. The dressing so formed is absorbent, flexible, waterproof and self-adhering.

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All You Need To Know About Alginate Dressings

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Alginate Dressing is used to cover or fill a variety of wound areas including those colonised heavily with pathogenic bacteria. It is composed of calcium and sodium fibers derived from seaweed. This absorbent seaweed dressing can absorb moderate to large amounts of drainage and can also control minor bleeding.

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