Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

donderdag 19 november 2020

Utilizing incise film in different ways - Negative Pressure Wound Therapy  

A 2018 retrospective analysis of Medicare beneficiaries identified that 8.2 million people had wounds with or without infections. Medicare cost estimates for acute and chronic wound treatments ranged from $28 billion to $96 billion. Highest expenses were for surgical wounds followed by diabetic foot ulcers, with a higher trend toward costs associated with outpatient wound care compared with inpatient. (References)

  1. What is Negative Pressure Wound Therapy:

A therapeutic vacuum technique using a suction pump, tubing and a film to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds and second- and third-degree burns. The vacuum draws out the secretion from the wound and increases blood circulation.

       2. Benefits of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy:

  • Reducing the risk of infections;
  • Stimulating wound healing;
  • Minimize disturbances daily activities of patient;
  • Cost reduction hospitals.

      3.Our role in Negative Pressure Wound Therapy:

Based on our experiences and developments of existing incise films coated with a special type of adhesives; we work on a renewed design for easy application of the film on the skin and to keep suction pump in its position. With this new design we can play a role in the proven outcomes of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy.

 

To find out what we can do for you regarding NPWT please feel free to contact us at sales@eurotape.com

 

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