Our advanced wound care program uses advanced technology and specialized products to help heal wounds. Our staff works with evidence-based standards to develop an individualized treatment plan that will give you the best care when you need it most.
Controlled application of pressure to a wound to promote wound healing. The wound dressing is a resilient, open-cell foam surface dressing.
Compression therapy is used to treat venous skin ulcers, poor circulation in the legs and painful swelling from fluid buildup (edema). Compression therapy includes the wearing of compression stockings and leg elevation. Compression reverses the underlying circulation problem.
Measuring blood flow in the lower legs. This test, known as the ankle-brachial index (ABI), is done by measuring blood pressure at the ankle and in the arm while a person is at rest and after 5 minutes of activity.
Removal of dead, devitalized, or contaminated tissue, and any foreign material from a wound, helps to reduce the number of microbes, toxins and other substances that may inhibit healing.
Dressings and products to help maintain optimal wound healing.
Promote the health and integrity of skin around an ostomy or stoma.
The NCH Wound & Ostomy Clinic helps patients identify, assess, manage and prevent hard to heal wounds and ostomy concerns. Our advanced wound care program uses state-of-the-art technology and specialized products to heal wounds. Using evidence-based standards, our staff will develop an individualized treatment plan to give you the best care.
For additional information, click here to download the brochure. To schedule an appointment at the Wound & Ostomy Clinic, call 847.618.3231. A physician's order is required.