Wound Care at Home

We refer to as a wound the violent destruction of body tissues, regardless of the cause.

Home wound care (wound dressing) pertains to incidents such as:

  • Surgical incisions
  • Injuries from accidents or other causes
  • Burns
  • Skin infections
  • Stomas, ileostomies, colostomies, etc.
  • Removal of sutures (metallic, nylon)

Wound care at home is always carried out under the guidance of the attending physician. Specialized and experienced personnel then take care of these changes at home, using specialized and renowned materials to promote better wound healing.

When wound care includes suture removal or cutting, the team has specially sterilized tools for both metallic and nylon sutures.

What are the stages of the wound care process?

  • Diligent cleaning and antiseptic treatment
  • Wound closure using specialized materials
  • Protection, covering the wound with special dressings
Tips for managing wounds – Home wound care:

It is wise to have the severity of a wound assessed and evaluated by healthcare professionals. Only in this way can proper healing be ensured, and the risk of infection and complications minimized.

Complications may include:

  • Bleeding from the wound
  • Severe pain in the area of the wound
  • Wound infection, fever
  • Reduced functionality of the injured body part, upper limbs, lower limbs
  • Formation of significant scar tissue that may require further intervention

The specialized partners of OIKOIATRIKI HOME DOCTORS  have the experience and appropriate equipment to provide home care and wound management, painlessly and efficiently, 365 days a year, throughout Attica.

Our goal is to provide high-quality medical and nursing services to all patients. Our philosophy is professionalism and patient care.

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