Making Dressings More Secure, More Effective, and Longer Lasting

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Making Dressings More Secure, More Effective, and Longer Lasting

Wounds are a significant problem for hospitals, hospices, and other treatment facilities. Over 35% of hospice patients are affected by wounds, with many more in hospitals and clinics. 1 For all of these patients, dressings must be changed regularly and wounds must be frequently cleaned. This means that wound care makes up a large portion of nurses’ duties and costs health care facilities a signi cant amount of money, with the mean cost to heal per wound an esti- mated $3927, according to one recent study.  Read More.