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Clinical Challenges Associated with Periwound Management

Clinical Challenges Associated with Periwound Management
 

Maintaining periwound skin integrity is critical to ensuring rapid wound healing and preventing complications. Dressing securement issues, patient non-compliance, and irritating medical adhesives are among the challenges of periwound care. To manage periwound skin effectively, it is important for health care professionals to adopt evidence-based best practices.

Periwound management begins with a complete assessment of the area. The wound care products chosen must be effective but not damage vulnerable periwound skin. Selecting appropriate medical adhesive products for patients with wounds is an essential component of protecting and preserving the periwound area. This means avoiding the use of excessively harsh, irritating adhesives to secure dressings.

For wound care professionals, this discussion of the periwound care provides helpful management guidance that is readily applicable to the daily care of your patients for optimal clinical outcomes.

This white paper covers the following topics:

Importance of medical adhesives in wound care
Difficulties in periwound management, including dressing securement issues, patient non-compliance with care plan, and weak or irritating medical adhesives
Importance of thorough assessment in managing periwound skin
Elements of effective periwound management, including dressing securement, skin damage prevention and proper adhesive selection

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

Maintaining periwound skin integrity is critical to ensuring rapid wound healing and preventing complications. Dressing securement issues, patient non-compliance, and irritating medical adhesives are among the challenges of periwound care. To manage periwound skin effectively, it is important for health care professionals to adopt evidence-based best practices.

Periwound management begins with a complete assessment of the area. The wound care products chosen must be effective but not damage vulnerable periwound skin. Selecting appropriate medical adhesive products for patients with wounds is an essential component of protecting and preserving the periwound area. This means avoiding the use of excessively harsh, irritating adhesives to secure dressings.

For wound care professionals, this discussion of the periwound care provides helpful management guidance that is readily applicable to the daily care of your patients for optimal clinical outcomes.

This white paper covers the following topics:

Importance of medical adhesives in wound care
Difficulties in periwound management, including dressing securement issues, patient non-compliance with care plan, and weak or irritating medical adhesives
Importance of thorough assessment in managing periwound skin
Elements of effective periwound management, including dressing securement, skin damage prevention and proper adhesive selection

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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