Leading the Way In Wound Care and Hyperbarics

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Mar 05, 2012


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At the NCH Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Centers healing wounds is all we do. We have extensive experience using advanced wound healing therapies. Our healthcare team is trained by nationally recognized wound care experts and all of our doctors and nurses all dedicated to healing chronic wounds. The causes of wounds are complex, and our group represents expertise in all of the major areas necessary to handle your varied circumstances and challenges. Whatever it takes for healing to occur, were equipped and staffed to make it happen.
The NCH Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Centers specialize in the treatment of chronic wounds and non-responsive conditions, offering hospital-based outpatient wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy as well as disease management and diabetes care. The NCH Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Centers offer highly specialized treatments including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies. The staff at the NCH Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Centers is committed to healing patients with chronic wounds by utilizing an evidence based approach to treatment with a variety of advance therapies. In addition to tissue oxygenation, the center also employs the use of vascular studies, tissue culturing and pathology, revascularization, skin grafting and clinical or surgical debridement.
Conditions treated include diabetic wounds of the lower extremities, pressure ulcers, soft tissue radiation injuries, necrotizing infections and compromised skin grafts and flaps.
The NCH Wound Healing Centers treats patients with chronic and advanced conditions which have not responded to previous therapies. After performing a thorough exam of a new patients wound, including taking photographs to track wound healing progress, the centers clinical staff becomes a partner with the patients doctor. Through regular reports and phone calls, the center works with the patients doctors and other experts in the program to develop a total approach to treatment and care. Evidence-based and best practice driven treatments mean patients do not undergo any treatment or progress to a new level of treatment until the need is clearly indicated. Patients may self-refer; in most instances treatments are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance plans without requiring a referral.
Editors Note: This article was submitted by NCH Healthcare System Wound Healing Centers. With several locations to serve you, call 239-495-4995 for more information.

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