The Wound Care Clinic at Clemenceau Medical Center Hospital Dubai is operated by a multidisciplinary team that also involves plastic and reconstructive surgeons.
Wound cleaning is an important step in wound care, as it helps to remove dirt, debris, and bacteria, which can delay healing and increase the risk of infection. There are several types of wound from chronic to acute wounds that may require more specialized care from our team. Types of wound include:
If a wound is bleeding, it is important to control the bleeding to prevent blood loss.
To control bleeding, follow these steps:
It is important to protect the wound from infection by keeping it clean and covered.
To protect the wound from infection, follow these steps:
There are a number of things that can be done to promote wound healing, such as:
You should change your dressing daily or as needed. If the dressing becomes wet or soiled, change it immediately.
You should avoid getting your wound wet until it has healed completely. However, if your wound does get wet, dry it off immediately with a clean towel.
Signs of infection include redness, swelling, warmth, and drainage from the wound. If you notice any of these signs, see a doctor immediately.
There are a number of things you can do to promote wound healing, such as: - Keeping the wound clean and moist. - Eating a healthy diet. - Getting enough rest. - Avoiding smoking and drinking alcohol. - Taking any medications prescribed by your doctor.
You should see a doctor if: - You have a deep or severe wound. - The wound is bleeding heavily. - The wound is located on the face, hands, or feet. - The wound is dirty or contaminated. - You have any signs of infection, such as redness, swelling, warmth, and drainage from the wound. - You have a chronic wound that is not healing.