Patient Referrals

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
  • Lymphedema
  • Compromised skin grafts and flaps  
  • Osteomyelitis
  • 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.

 

Physician Referral Form