Malignant and Atypical Wounds

What is a malignant wound? Many cancers can cause a skin ulcer. These ulcers are called malignant ulcers or cancerous ulcers. Some chronic wounds can turn into cancerous ulcers. These include burns, radiation and venous wounds. What is an atypical wound? An untreated disease may cause an atypical wound. Sometimes a chronic wound does not…

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Lower extremity amputations preceded by a foot ulcer

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a treatment that increases the amount of oxygen blood cells can carry. It has been used for more than 70 years to improve healing in tissues deprived of oxygen. Studies show it significantly improves healing for some types of chronic wounds.

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Caring for Your Ulcers

Healthy skin is a natural barrier that prevents infection. A break in your skin makes it possible for germs to enter your body. Covering your wound will help to keep it clean and heal faster. What Will Your Nurse Show You? How to take care of your dressing When and how to change your dressing…

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Advanced Wound Care Treatments

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Skin Care and Wound Healing

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Wound Debridement

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Safety

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