A Wound Care Specialist May Be The Solution For You
What Is A Wound Care Specialist?
Specialists in Wound Care are skilled professionals dedicated to delivering comprehensive treatment plans for patients.
Our ensemble of compassionate experts collaboratively offers results-oriented, all-encompassing wound management. Our doctors, wound care nurses, and technicians possess extensive training in advanced wound care methodologies. Leveraging cutting-edge wound care techniques, we tailor every treatment plan to suit the unique needs of each patient. Our seasoned team stands ready to assist you in handling those stubborn chronic wounds that are difficult to heal.
What Are Some Common Types Of Wounds Treated?
- Diabetic Ulcers
- Pressure Ulcers
- Venous Stasis Ulcers
- Infected or Necrotizing Wounds
- Gas Gangrene
- Trauma Wounds
- Arterial Ulcers
- Burn Ulcers
- Dehisced Surgical Wounds
- Complex Soft Tissue Wounds
- Compromised Skin Grafts & Flaps
- Osteomyelitis [bone infection]
- Impaired Skin Integrity
- Atypical Ulcers
The Wound Care Evaluation Process
During the evaluation process, every patient is meticulously assessed by both a physician and a registered nurse, each with specialized training in wound care. This comprehensive assessment begins with the gathering of essential patient information such as demographics, which serves as an initial step. Following this, the patient undergoes a detailed interview, providing an opportunity for open dialogue about their condition and concerns. Lastly, a thorough review of the patient’s medical history is carried out, ensuring that every aspect of their past and present health status is considered in formulating a personalized care strategy.
The Treatment Process
Our holistic approach to wound care involves creating a detailed treatment plan personalized for each patient. This often begins with vitamin therapy and protein supplements, fortifying the body’s inherent healing capabilities. We may then recommend vascular studies or consults to understand better the circulatory aspects of wound healing. The use of topical antimicrobials, along with oral and IV antibiotics, forms an integral part of our strategy in battling any underlying infections. To alleviate discomfort, offloading or pressure relief devices may be employed, complemented by procedures such as debridement to clean the wound. Compression therapy and advanced topical wound products are also utilized, encouraging optimum wound healing. But our approach extends beyond just medical treatments; we place high importance on patient education, ensuring each patient understands their condition and treatment. The process also includes a thorough psychosocial assessment, emphasizing the role of mental health in recovery. Family support is promoted as a key part of the recovery process, and when necessary, arrangements are made for home health support to ensure comprehensive care continues beyond our facility. It is important to remember that every individual is different which results in our treatment process to be different between every patient.
RID-IC provides infectious diseases services including direct patient care, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases, complex wound care, and obesity medicine solutions using personalized treatments with a patient-centric and disease-specific approach in a team-based manner, call us today at 1 706 – 739 – 7789