HOLISTIC CARE FOR INFECTED VENOUS ULCER (MEDICATIONS (Iloprost, Oral zinc,…
HOLISTIC CARE FOR INFECTED VENOUS ULCER
Human Skin Grafting
Artificial skin (Human skin equivalent)
Surgery for venous insufficiency
Leg elevation - reduces edema, improves microcirculation and oxygen delivery, and hastening ulcer healing
Dressings - to promote faster healing and prevent adherence of the bandage to the ulcer.
Compression therapy (inelastic, elastic, intermittent pneumatic)
Elastic - conform to changes in leg size and sustain compression during both rest and activity
Pneumatic - comprises a pump that delivers air to inflatable and deflatable sleeves that embraces extremities, providing intermittent compression.
Inelastic - provides high working pressure during ambulation and muscle contraction, but no resting pressure
Topical Negative Pressure- to help reduce wound depth and volume .
Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy