This article (Part 1 in a two-part series) from Today’s Veterinary Practice takes a look at surgical drains used for wounds (traumatic or surgical), drains for peritoneal and pleural spaces, and drains used in negative pressure wound therapy. This first article covers indications for drain use, types, benefits & drawbacks, and common complications.
This article from NCBI reviews current practices in the management of chronic wounds, including the role of negative pressure therapy in wound care.
This shared post from Wound Source reviews what healthcare providers should do when applying negative pressure wound therapy (Part 1 in a series).
In this post, we look at the types of wounds negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is used for and briefly describe how the process works.
In this third post in our series on wound types and treatments, we’ll take a look at how negative pressure wound therapy can be used to treat complex open wounds.
A brief look at complications that can arise with open wounds, including common signs of infection.
This article explores the development & complications of bedsores and pressure ulcers, and how and why wound vacs & negative pressure wound therapy are used to heal them.