Collagen Formats Make a Difference

In general, the formats of collagen wound dressing like the collagen sheet, sponge, film and particles can be applied in the various epidermal or dermal wounds such as burns, traumatic wounds, surgical wounds, chronic wounds, etc. Collagen Sheet or Pad wound dressings are normally prepared by casting and freeze drying processes, and then different shapes […]

What Type of Collagen is Best for Wound Healing?

There are 28 different kinds of collagen, which are further subdivided into eight subfamilies. The majority of collagen types are members of the fibril-forming or fibrillar subfamily. This group includes collagen types I and III, which make up the majority of the extracellular matrix in the dermal layer of skin. Fibrillar collagens of types I, […]

What are Collagen Wound Dressings?

Collagen wound dressings are sheets, pads, plugs, gels, powder, particles, which are comprised of distinct types of collagen derived from various sources like bovine, avian, piscean, porcine, ovine, and equine. Collagen is a protein produced naturally in the human body that aids in wound healing and tissue regeneration. Collagen wound dressings are intended to use […]

Frequent Wound Care Documentation Mishaps

Long-term care documentation differs significantly from hospital documentation, and providers face greater responsibility in this context due to all of the wound-related lawsuits. Documentation discrepancies, on the other hand, can vary. However, there is a considerable documentation gap known between the wound center and the nursing home. When a nursing home patient attends the wound […]

Periwound Skin Management

Wound healing necessitates important attention to the care of the skin around the wound site as well as the preparation of the wound bed itself. Skin breakdown and infection have to be prevented while maintaining an optimal moist wound healing environment. Patients with certain co-morbidities and diseases have skin that is more susceptible to skin […]

Using Technology to Improve Healing Outcomes

A detailed wound assessment, should be performed consistently, with a focus on the whole patient. To ensure realistic and appropriate care planning, the patient assessment should be multi-faceted, fully acknowledging the patient’s wider social, psychological, and lifestyle factors that may affect wound healing. It is vital to assess, and implement interventions that can limit the […]

Identifying Wound Tissue Types

The wound healing process must go through four steps to be successful: hemostasis, inflammation, proliferation, and remodeling/maturing. Inflammation is necessary for wound healing, but it can be harmful if it persists or is aided by other causes such as infection. Wound healing is most likely to be delayed or stall during this stage. Chronic wounds […]