Full-thickness skin and tissue loss with exposed or directly palpable fascia, muscle, tendon, ligament, cartilage or bone in the ulcer. Slough
Adherence is a term that is meant to denote a patient’s choice in taking an active part in their treatment by following suggested guidelines.
It will probably come as no surprise that patients who are malnourished are prone to complications during wound healing. Mild malnutrition may
In addition to carbohydrates, proteins and fats (macronutrients), there are a number of micronutrients that are necessary for wound
As health care professionals, we are all aware that good nutrition is necessary for wound healing, and that poor nutrition impedes wound healing.
Continuing on in our series on modalities used in wound management, this week we’ll cover whirlpool, including its indications, contraindications
Although not a true modality, wound irrigation is a common treatment that serves multiple purposes. Let’s look at some of the ways in which wound
Wound management is a rapidly growing field, with new developments and discoveries coming one after the other. We’ve come a long way from the
Total contact casting (TCC) is considered to be the ‘gold standard’ in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. Although TCC is often very
Category/Stage I: Non-blanchable erythema Intact skin with non-blanchable redness of a localized area usually over a bony prominence. Darkly