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KCI Wound VAC Treatment: Pros and Cons


Some wounds heal with wound cleanser and a band aid, and others need a little bit more help. For chronic wounds, a relatively new technological advancement found in KCI wound VAC products is bridging this gap.

Diabetic Wounds – What You Need To Know

Diabetic Wounds

Diabetic wounds require special attention and care, for several reasons. Neuropathy is a common symptom of diabetes, and this condition causes numbness in the feet and lower extremities.

Top 10 Wound Dressings

Wound Dressings

Wound dressings are materials applied directly to the injury site to create ideal for healing PH levels, prevent infection, reduce pain, soak up wound secretions and to stop the bleeding. Such dressings come in a plethora of forms such as gels, foams, beads, powders, pastes, films and so forth. The choice of a particular wound dressing depends on the type of injury and patient’s medical history according to Wikipedia.

Please take a look at what types of dressings are available on the medical market today.

1. Kaltostat Wound Dressings

This is one of the wound dressings that is produced from brown seaweed, usually kelp but sometimes other varieties. This dressing forms a gel which is not sticky

Wound VAC Therapy Pros and Cons

Wound VAC Therapy

Wound VAC therapy is one of the newest methods used to assist in wound healing in patients with especially hard to heal skin wounds. These cases include surgical incisions, diabetic ulcers, burns and other challenging skin sores. This revolutionary method first introduced in 1996 has changed the way the medical world addresses serious and complex wounds in critically ill or bedridden patients.