Wound Care

What is a chronic wound? 
A wound is any break in the skin or deep tissue.  Normally the skin heals quickly on its own. Wounds that don’t heal easily are called chronic wounds.
They require special care to heal. 

For more information, please click on any of the resources below.

Wound Care: Home Instructions 
Fact Sheet For Patients and Families 
Wound Basics, helping your wound heal, changing your dressing, and good foods for wound healing. Source: Intermountain Healthcare

Wound Care: Changing A Dressing 
Your step by step guide to changing your wound dressing. 

Wound Care: Signs and Symptoms of Infection
An infected wound can cause serious complications.  Notify your nurse and/or doctor immediately, if you have any of these signs and/or symptoms. 

Wound Care: Proper Positioning For 
Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment
Follow this guide for Pressure Ulcer Treatment

Wound Healing Diet
Heal Your wounds, with proper nutrition. Click here to find out how.

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