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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 German

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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How do Dressings Prevent Risk of Infection at Catheter Sites?

Posted on Nov 28, 2017 by Swati Chadha

A sterile gauze or transparent dressing at the catheter site is effective in preventing infections. Reduced change frequency, visual inspection of the site and improved comfort are its other benefits.

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Wound Healing and Antimicrobial Properties of Silver Dressings

Posted on Nov 22, 2017 by Swati Chadha

The antimicrobial properties of silver are utilized effectively in wound and burn dressings. It also allows a longer wear time, traps wound malodor and creates an optimal wound healing environment.

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Importance of Wound Cleansers in Wound Healing

Posted on Nov 20, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Wound cleansers is required to remove cellular debris surface pathogens and allow for wound bed preparation to facilitate an optimal healing environment. They are mostly non-cytotoxic and also curtail bacterial growth on the wound site.

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Posted in Wound Cleansers

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