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PRESSURE SORE

68-year old female patient with a pressure sore (grade III), sacral

  PREVIOUS TREATMENT

Healing by secondary intention with moist wound care (hydro ber and antiseptic wound gel) during 7 weeks without signi cant improvement of the wound situation.

  TREATMENT WITH  

Wound cleansing with saline solution, application of   and wound coverage with a foam dressing during the rst week, then with a non-woven gauze.

  RESULT

Wound closure within 41 days.

CONCLUSION HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL

Dr. F. Castrignano, MD, Italy

“I was impressed by the speed of granulation. Especially after having observed the healing process for 7 weeks before treatment start with , I was suprised about the positive development. The application of a secondary dressing is often a time-consuming task in such locations, but when applying , the time for a dressing change is reduced significantly, which is especially helpful for the caretakers.”

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