Chronic Wound Care: What's in Your Toolbox?
Successful healing of chronic wounds begins with accurate identification of the etiology because management varies by wound type. When these wounds fail to respond to standard treatment, wound care professionals should consider using advanced therapeutic modalities.
This white paper describes the types of chronic wounds, including their causes, classification, and clinical features. The discussion then turns to best practice advanced wound care treatments—cellular and/or tissue-based products, negative pressure wound therapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, electrical stimulation, and ultraviolet light therapy.
Wound care professionals will appreciate the evidence-based guidance on the pathophysiology and treatment of chronic wounds, for optimal outcomes in their patients.
This white paper discusses the following topics: