Wound Dressing & Ostomy Summer Sweat & Waterproofing Resources

Spending time outdoors in the summer will test the adhesives that hold your ostomy, wound dressings, tubes, and constant glucose monitoring devices. Increased activity and higher temperatures will create sweat, and that moisture can cause some adhesives to fail. Waterproof tapes can often times be overly aggressive and hurt the skin during removal. Hy-Tape is […]

Keeping Them Moving: How Activity Benefits the Healing Patient

When treating patients who are working to heal from a wound, activity can be incredibly beneficial. Activity can help to promote rapid wound healing and improve the mental health of those in long-term care facilities or those enduring an extended hospital stay. It is important for healthcare professionals to encourage patients to be active at […]