Open Wound Management
Open wounds are effectively managed by negative pressure. There is a huge body of scientific evidence that supports the use of this therapy for wound management.
- Acute and chronic wounds
- Traumatic wounds
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Venous ulcers
- Carcinogenic wounds
- Actively bleeding wounds
- Untreated osteomyelitis
* Negative Pressure Therapy can be used on the recommendation of doctor, as there are no absolute contraindications to this therapy.
* The recommended negative pressure for open wounds ranges from -50 − -125mmHg.
|Vacuum assisted closure: a review of development and current applications.||Lambert et al., 2005|
|Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy in Infants and Children: A Population-Based Study.||Santosa et al., 2019|
|The Evidence-Based Principles of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Trauma & Orthopedics.||Novak et al., 2014|
|Vacuum-assisted closure (VAC®) systems and microbiological isolation of infected wounds||Cozza et al., 2018|