Bethesda Hospital East

Team Approach to Treatment

 

Be a part of our team approach to Wound Healing

Our TEAM includes:

  • Certified wound care physicians and surgeons with expertise in treating wounds
  • Specialized wound care nurses
  • Dressing management technicians
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Dietitians
  • and most important, YOU

Each patient will meet with our healthcare team approximately once a week until his or her wound is healed. This allows close observation and treatment of the wound and its cause. Once your wound is healed, we make sure that you understand how to prevent wounds from recurring.

 

Your treatment may include a combination of:

  • Advanced wound therapy modalities, including negative pressure wound therapy and bioengineered skin substitutes
  • Education
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Infection control
  • Nutrition evaluation
  • Pain management
  • Physical therapy
  • Pressure relief
  • Prevention management
  • Surgical intervention
  • Wound dressing options