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Debridement of Decubitus Ulcers

March 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Treatment of Decubitus Ulcers   |   0 Comment

Types of Decubitus Ulcer Debridements The following are different types of decubitus ulcer debridement options for nursing home residents or hospital patients suffering with bedsores: Autolytic debridement of Decubitus Ulcers Lysis of necrotic tissue by the body’s white blood cells and enzymes. Maintains the healthy skin tissue underneath or around the pressure ulcer This option […]

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Debridement of Decubitus Ulcer Wounds Using Carbon Dioxide Laser Debridement

February 11, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Ulcers   |   0 Comment

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1355784/ Interesting article discussing the benefits of laser debridement of pressure sores (decubitus ulcers) using carbon dioxide, followed by an immediate skin flap closure. The wound care surgeon’s article also has pictures of the various stages of decubitus ulcer, both before and after surgical debridement

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