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  • Breathing deep: Hyperbaric chambers offer natural wound care benefits

    Mon, 30 May 2016

    When hyperbaric oxygen therapy was first introduced in the 1960s, the treatment was meant to alleviate scuba divers of decompression sickness. Today, the pressure chambers are used as treatment in several facets of natural wound care, but patients are ...

  • Healthy Living: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

    Mon, 30 May 2016

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) is a service that is available at the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Bristol Hospital. This outpatient department in the hospital is equipped with two hyperbaric treatment chambers and offers advanced ...

  • Active wound care and emerging economies in Asia are the new revenue pockets for the wound care market

    Wed, 25 May 2016

    Wound Care Market by Type [Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT]– Global Forecast to ...

  • Make wound care a priority

    Wed, 25 May 2016

    Many individuals face non-healing wounds. Individuals suffering from a break in the skin leading to a wound or ulceration that has not appropriately healed within two to four weeks are at risk for a chronic wound. Many initial injuries can be taken care of ...

  • Lingering bullet wound kills St. Louis-area Army vet 45 years after Vietnam

    Mon, 30 May 2016

    “He survived a gunshot wound that should have been fatal and lived on with strength ... He liked to listen to music from the ’60s, talk on the phone and stay on top of his care plan. Although he needed 24-hour assistance, he was involved, which ...

  • Milford Hospital to host talk on wound care

    Tue, 24 May 2016

    Milford Hospital, 300 Seaside Ave., will host a session on wound care at 6 p.m. June 7, as part of its Dinner with the Doctor program. The session will be led by Dr. A. Joel Papowitz, an attending physician at the Advanced Wound Center at Milford Hospital ...

  • Hospital to Host Program on Wound Care

    Thu, 26 May 2016

    Over six million Americans suffer from wounds that don't heal naturally and may be complicated by poor circulation, diabetes or other medical conditions. Chronic and non-healing wounds can decrease an individual's quality of life by causing pain ...

  • AGH Wound Care Center Recognized For Excellence

    Thu, 19 May 2016

    BERLIN – Atlantic General Hospital physicians, leaders, and clinicians gathered Tuesday to celebrate the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, which was given to the Wound Care Center because it has met the Center of Distinction ...

  • Grand Lake Wound Care Center recognized with national award

    Fri, 20 May 2016

    Pictured Back Row: Laura Hertenstein, program director; Julie Wheeler, RN, clinical coordinator; Dr. James Luedeke; Dr. Lance Bryant, medical director; Dr. Robert Keighley; Dr. Eugene Little. Front Row: Joyce Roth, RN; Pattie Bailey, RN; Chreyl Bruns, LPN ...

  • Wound healing society honors VUMC’s Davidson

    Thu, 26 May 2016

    Jeff Davidson, Ph.D., professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, was honored last month at the joint 27 th annual Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and Wound Healing Society meeting in Atlanta for ...

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