ABC of Wound Healing by Joseph E. Grey, Keith G. Harding

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By Joseph E. Grey, Keith G. Harding

This fresh identify within the ABC sequence seems on the therapy and administration of wounds and therapeutic approach - it is the excellent relief for college kids, nursing employees, sanatorium medical professionals and GPs.

Covers the overview, analysis and administration of all wounds - from tense to power. Giving useful suggestion on dressings and units utilized in the administration of wounds.

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These facilitate autolytic debridement of the wound and promote healing. Concerns of increased risk of infection under occlusive dressings have not been substantiated in clinical trials. This article describes wound dressings currently available in the UK. Low adherent dressings Low adherent dressings are cheap and widely available. Their major function is to allow exudate to pass through into a secondary dressing while maintaining a moist wound bed. Most are manufactured in the form of tulles, which are open weave cloth soaked in soft paraffin or chlorhexidine; textiles; or multilayered or perforated plastic films.

I guess “seeing” is believing. com on 12 January 2009 Practice ABC of wound healing Infections This is the 10th in a series of 12 articles Brendan Healy, Andrew Freedman Despite optimal treatment some wounds are slow to heal. The challenge clinically and microbiologically is to identify those wounds in which healing is impaired as a result of infection or heavy bacterial burden and in which systemic or topical antimicrobial treatment will be of benefit. Staphylococci and streptococci are the most commonly encountered pathogenic organisms in community acquired superficial wounds.

Inelastic compression bandages (short stretch), when applied at full extension, improve the calf muscle pump action and exert higher pressures when the patient is upright (and walking) and lower pressures at rest. They are useful in patients who are adequately mobile. An elasticated tubular bandage (one to three layers) may be useful to treat and prevent venous leg ulcers. Ulcers Treatment Venous Appropriate compression bandages Venous ulcer with eczema Medicated bandage such as zinc paste bandage containing calamine, coal tar, or ichthammol Arterial Pentoxifylline, iloprost Vasculitic Iloprost, glyceryl trinitrate, calcium antagonists, corticosteroids Exudating cavity Vacuum assisted closure Ulcer secondary to lymphoedema Compression bandages, intermittent pneumatic compression device Ulcer with slough and non-viable or necrotic tissue Any form of debridement (sharp, mechanical, autolytic (honey), enzymatic, or biosurgery (maggots)) Necrobiosis lipoidica Psoralen and ultraviolet light therapy, pentoxifylline Non-surgical and drug treatments to consider in the treatment of chronic ulcers Single layer compression bandages Class (level of compression) 3a (light (14-17 mm Hg)) 3b (moderate (18-24 mm Hg)) 3c (high (25-35 mm Hg)) Indication Examples To treat simple VLU Elset, Litepress To treat VLU and ulcers secondary to lymphoedema As for class 3b plus gross varicose veins in moderate sized legs To treat extensive VLU, ulcers 3d (extra-high (36-50 mm Hg)) secondary to lymphoedema, extensive varicose veins, and post-thrombotic venous insufficiency in patients with very large and oedematous legs Tensoplus Forte, Coban Tensopres, Setopress, Surepress Elastic web bandages (blue line or red line webbing) VLU = venous leg ulcer.

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