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Best Practices for Surgical Wound Care After Common Plastic Surgery Procedures

Best Practices for Surgical Wound Care After Common Plastic Surgery Procedures
 

As the number of plastic surgery procedures continues to rise, it is important for clinicians to understand best practices for post-operative care to prevent wound dehiscence, surgical site infection, abnormal scarring, fluid buildup, and other incision site complications. Selecting appropriate wound dressings and securements can help avert complications and lead to optimal outcomes for patients.

This informative white paper, sponsored by Hy-Tape medical adhesive, describes several popular plastic surgery procedures, their possible post-operative wound complications, and post-operative protocols to prevent these complications. Versatile Hy-Tape medical adhesive is appropriate to use on skin around surgical wounds. It minimizes scarring, keeps dressings and drains securely in place, and is safe for fragile skin.

This useful and well-referenced guide is a practical resource for wound care professionals whose patients undergo plastic surgery procedures.

This white paper covers the following subjects:

The increasing popularity of plastic surgery
Brachioplasty and its complications
Abdominoplasty and its complications
Mammoplasty and its complications
Specifics of post-surgical wound care
Hy-Tape medical adhesives in post-surgical wound care

This paper is written for wound care clinicians and purchasing directors with an interest in product solutions. This paper was developed by an independent third party.

Sponsored by Hy-Tape International

As the number of plastic surgery procedures continues to rise, it is important for clinicians to understand best practices for post-operative care to prevent wound dehiscence, surgical site infection, abnormal scarring, fluid buildup, and other incision site complications. Selecting appropriate wound dressings and securements can help avert complications and lead to optimal outcomes for patients.

This informative white paper, sponsored by Hy-Tape medical adhesive, describes several popular plastic surgery procedures, their possible post-operative wound complications, and post-operative protocols to prevent these complications. Versatile Hy-Tape medical adhesive is appropriate to use on skin around surgical wounds. It minimizes scarring, keeps dressings and drains securely in place, and is safe for fragile skin.

This useful and well-referenced guide is a practical resource for wound care professionals whose patients undergo plastic surgery procedures.

This white paper covers the following subjects:

The increasing popularity of plastic surgery
Brachioplasty and its complications
Abdominoplasty and its complications
Mammoplasty and its complications
Specifics of post-surgical wound care
Hy-Tape medical adhesives in post-surgical wound care

This paper is written for wound care clinicians and purchasing directors with an interest in product solutions. This paper was developed by an independent third party.

Sponsored by Hy-Tape International

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