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Build the Perfect First Aid Kit with These Essentials

POSTED ON May 1, 2017  - POSTED IN Wound care products

When it comes to providing emergency care, a first-aid kit is a handy tool.

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.

Facial Wounds: Improving Healing Times for Cuts and Scars

POSTED ON May 25, 2016  - POSTED IN Wound healing

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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 Alternate Sources for Wound Care Products

POSTED ON March 21, 2016  - POSTED IN Wound care products

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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.

5 Ways You Can Find Relief from Wound Pain

POSTED ON March 16, 2016  - POSTED IN wound care

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These wound pain-management techniques aid in long-term healing.

Healing from a wound can take time, and each stage of healing may instigate pain. Fortunately, there are several ways you can find relief from wound pain. Each of these techniques aims to either increase your rate of recovery or relieve the pain itself as your wound heals.

As with any medical advice, be sure to consult your physician before enacting these tips. Different types of wound pain will require different treatment methods, so be sure to work with your doctor throughout the healing process. Explore each of the following techniques and discover which ones work best for relieving your wound pain.

Signs That the Wound Healing Process Is or Isn’t Working

POSTED ON March 11, 2016  - POSTED IN Wound healing

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To know if your wound care is working, monitor the wound healing process for these signs.

Different wound types require different treatment methods. If your wound healing process begins to slow or reverse itself, certain signs may indicate improper care methods or require the use of different wound care products. Knowing the positive and negative signs to look for will help ensure that your wounds are healing properly. 

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