Wound Care Articles


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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Best Selling Burn Care Dressings Of 2020

Posted on Nov 18, 2017 by Swati Chadha

Burn wound dressings create a positive healing environment. They are anti-bacterial, highly absorbent, easy to wear and contour to wound surfaces. Expediting the healing process, they allow greater patient comfort.

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How to Choose the Right Exam Glove?

Posted on Oct 23, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Exam gloves, used on a daily basis by both healthcare and non-healthcare professionals to maintain sanitation and hygiene, have varying features.

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Using Abdominal Pads for Wound Care

Posted on Oct 04, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Abdominal pads are a smart, efficient, and economical method for avoiding infection and expediting the healing process for wound care and maintenance.

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8 Ways You Never Knew You Could Use Your FSA Dollars in 2020

Posted on Sep 29, 2017 by Gazala Bohra

Have you already started fretting over the year end conundrum of “Gotta use it or I will lose it”?!? Every year you plan the FSA number based on probabilities of a certain number of sick visits to the doctors for family, broken frames replacements especially if you have little ones who use eyeglasses, maybe even accounted for a possible root canal for a cavity.

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