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Bedsore treatment Part 3

Infection control

Infection has one of the greatest effects on the healing of a wound. Symptoms of systemic infection include fever, pain, redness, swelling, warmth of the area, and purulent discharge. Additionally, infected wounds may have a gangrenous smell, be discoloured, and may eventually exude even more pus. Continue reading

Basic Concepts About Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

NPWT or negative pressure wound therapy  is already a common modality in proper wound care. It is a method used to treat chronic and acute wounds and in graft fixation. Negative pressure wound therapy is known to help accelerate the process of wound healing by filling the wound with rough granulated tissue and by sealing the wound by closing its edges.

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