Minor cuts and scrapes can be cared for at home.
Everyone suffers a cut or a scrape on occasion – it’s an inevitable part of life. Most of the time,wound care is simple; the injured party may want to bandage up his or her body and can get on with the day. If the wound seems deep or looks severe, then it is time to seek advice from a clinician on how best to proceed.
Sepsis is getting the attention it deserves.
Sepsis, a degenerative condition caused by the body’s response to wound infection that can result in tissue damage, organ failure and potential death, has become an increasingly severe problem worldwide. The disastrous nature of the global ailment has pushed the World Health Organization and the World Health Assembly to create a resolution to better prevent, treat and inform the world about sepsis.
When it comes to providing emergency care, a first-aid kit is a handy tool.
When it comes to immediately providing emergency care, there’s no better tool than a well-stocked first-aid kit. In a pinch, having medical essentials at your fingertips is absolutely essential. Unfortunately, many people aren’t quite as well-equipped as they might think. An old box with some bandages and a couple of ibuprofen just won’t suffice.
Improve the healing time of facial wounds and avoid scarring by practicing proper wound treatment.
You can cover up injuries on nearly every part of your body, but a wound on your face is more difficult to hide. Knowing how to treat cuts or scars properly is essential to reducing facial wound healing time and improving the chances of healing facial scars completely.
New dressing types are being developed all the time to aid wound care regimens.
Thanks to a bevy of recent technological advancements, researchers can make wound dressings, ointments and other products from many non-traditional ingredients and components. For instance, collagen dressings are made from pig and horse tissue, while alginate is derived from seaweed. Yet research continues upward and onward, and with it comes a slew of exciting new innovations.