wound cleansing

wound cleansing

normal saline solution at 37°C delivered from a needle-less plastic syringe and directed into the deepest parts of a wound; action of choice to clear loose debris and exudate following sharp debridement of necrotic material; note: antiseptic solutions are no longer recommended for wound cleaning as they suppress macrophage and fibroblast action, and interrupt healing
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MDI") through its Japan and USA based research and development teams, has been developing a new generation of wound cleansing and skin care products based on its proprietary core technologies.
Wegman, chairman and president of BioSpecifics stated "The granting of this patent confirms the leadership position of BioSpecifics in this important area of wound cleansing and healing.
The filters also produce water that is suitable for wound cleansing, cleaning of equipment used in medical procedures and washing of surgeon's hands.
The patient experienced decreased pain compared with the previous plan that inflicted pain from wound cleansing and dressing removal.
Other popular innovations in wound management include honey-based dressings with antimicrobial, wound cleansing, and pain-free debridement properties, as well as tissue engineering constructs to promote wound healing.
The guidelines include recommendations for prevention and management strategies to address such areas as risk assessment, repositioning, pressure redistribution surfaces, skin care for incontinence, wound cleansing and debridement, use of topical and systemic antibiotics, adjunctive therapies, and patient/family education.
The recall is due entirely to issues with the packaging of certain products related to surgical wound cleansing.
Its LarvE BioFOAM Dressing is revolutionary in that it is acceptable from an aesthetic viewpoint - as it contains the maggots within a pouch, but does not compromise the impressive success rate of wound cleansing with maggots.
Consider for instance, the rituals associated with wound cleansing and dressing procedures.
These woven gauze sponges are suitable as wound dressings and for use in wound cleansing and debridement, wound packing, and general wound care.
This surgical product includes a choice of three irrigation applicators: the original SplatterGuard([R]) and the LT SplatterGuard([R]), that provide splatter protection and decrease aerosolized contamination during wound cleansing and debridement procedures, as well as the IrriProbe[TM] which is specifically designed for deeper wound cleansing in an operating room setting.