Guidelines for using negative pressure wound therapy safely

This article from Wound Care Advisor outlines the importance of using negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) correctly for proper wound healing and to ensure patient safety. They discuss the necessity of using NPWT equipment as directed, following all facility protocols, policies, and procedures, as well as following written orders for use. The article also reviews steps medical staff should take in assessing wound healing and in ensuring that both the wound and wound vac are monitored carefully.

Illustration of negative pressure wound therapy system applied to wound