Posts Tagged ‘Skin and Wound Management Cousre’

Sacral Wounds and Diarrhea Don’t Mix, Part 2

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Nancy Collins, PhD, RDN, LD, NWCC, FAND

 

Frequent bouts of diarrhea make it difficult to care for wounds on the sacrum or coccyx, and healing often is impeded because of fecal contamination.

 

 

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Rationale for Hyperbaric Oxygen in Wound Healing

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Continuing with our Wild on Wounds National Conference Session highlights, we are featuring the session Rationale for Hyperbaric Oxygen in Wound Healing by Paul J Sheffield, PhD, CAsP, CHT, FASMA, President International ATMO, Inc.

In order for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO2) to be effective in wound healing, the clinical status of the patient or underlying pathology is altered pharmacologically. The known physiological and pharmacological effects of oxygen, the rationale for HBO2 in wound healing and a method of patient selection for HBO2 will be presented.

For more information about the Wild on Wounds National Conference or to REGISTER , check out http://www.wcei.net/wow_conference

For information on becoming Wound Care Certified, check out our information on the Skin and Wound Management Course by the Wound Care Education Institute