Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for Burns Skin is not only the largest organ in the body; it is also one of the most important. The skin fends off countless insults every day such as ultraviolet light, temperature changes, and infectious microorganisms. After a serious burn, however, the damaged skin cannot offer that same protection, leaving […]
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) effectively promotes wound healing, but finding an appropriate dressing to use with NPWT can be challenging. This useful blog gives wound care professionals the tools they need to select a medical adhesive for NPWT-treated wounds that is strong, long lasting, and non-traumatic. Read more on our WoundSource.com sponsored blog post.
Negative-pressure wound therapy can be a remarkably powerful tool in in the treatment of complex wounds, including diabetic foot ulcers. The keys to success with negative-pressure wound therapy are patient selection, wound preparation, and device application. In this article, we review the mechanism of action and clinical applications of negative-pressure wound therapy laid out by […]