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What are the possible causes why wounds do not heal?

What are the possible causes why wounds do not heal?

The normal process of wound healing takes about 3 weeks, but there are some wounds that take months or even years to fully heal. The common factors such as infection, condition of the wound, edema and trauma can affect the healing process. Even the systemic factors play a role which includes the overall health of […]

Selecting the appropriate dressing for wounds

Selecting the appropriate dressing for wounds

Wounds can differ in size and shape as well as range from minor to life-threatening. Minor wounds can be easily treated with basic first aid without a trip to the hospital. As for jagged and deep wounds as well as punctures, they need medical care due to the high risk for developing an infection or […]