If you have a wound that will not heal, you are probably very familiar with the pain and frustration it can bring. You might not be aware, however, of the latest techniques, products and services available for to you at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Physicians on the medical staff at Texas Health Dallas are dedicated to caring for people with wounds that have resisted healing. They have established an impressive record in healing acute and chronic decubitus or pressure sores.
Patients with chronic wounds, including pressure sores (bed sores), ulcers, foot wounds, leg wounds or other complex wounds that won’t heal or do slowly for a month or more, can benefit from our convenient and compassionate care.
Physicians also specialize in helping patients with conditions that have a high risk of wound complications, including chronic hemodialysis, diabetes and severe peripheral vascular disease.
Individualized Care and Treatment
Every wound care patient receives a personalized wound management plan based on an initial assessment. Staff members are dedicated to helping heal chronic wounds and the combined knowledge creates an effective multidisciplinary approach to wound management.
Some of the following treatments may be included in your treatment plan:
Beyond the wound healing treatment, patients at the center are provided individualized education to help them avoid future non-healing wounds. Successful treatment is a joint effort between the caregivers and the patient. Important education given to patients includes:
- How to properly care for wounds at home
- Methods for reducing and possibly eliminating recurrence of wounds
- How to protect wounds and themselves from infection, enlarging and or future injuries
The wound care staff is available to answer questions and give you the support you need as you heal.
For more information on wound care at Texas Health Dallas, call 214-345-8000.