Your patient may benefit from Washington Health System Wound and Skin Healing Center, if he or she has:
- Any non-healing wounds that have not shown improvement in 2-4 weeks
- Any diabetic ulcer/venous ulcer/pressure ulcer/arterial ulcer
- Any wounds involving tendon, ligament, bone, or joints
- Wounds requiring different types of debridement
- Wounds associated with amputations
- Limb salvage
- Compromised skin grafts and flaps
- Peripheral Vascular Disease
- Chronic Venous Stasis Disease
- Post-traumatic complications
- Radiation tissue damage
- Burns/skin disorders/infections
- Non-healing surgical wounds
- Ostomy and Fistula Care and Teaching/Incontinence Care
Referring physicians are kept informed and involved in the patient’s regimen:
- Washington Health System Wound and Skin Healing Center and Hyperbaric Medicine communicates with the primary physician through referral letters, healed letters, and phone calls.
- Washington Health System Wound and Skin Healing Center and Hyperbaric Medicine focuses on the wound and its etiology.
- Washington Health System Wound and Skin Healing Center and Hyperbaric Medicine and primary physicians collaborate to provide the best treatment for patients and their wounds.