A Wound is any damage or break in the surface of the skin. Wound can be accidental, surgical or occur because of underlying disease.
What are chronic wounds
Acute wounds usually heal quickly within a month or two and without complication. Chronic wounds are those that take more than three months to health or are reoccurring.
How wounds heal
Wound healing is a complex process. How a wound heals depends on the type of injury, its depth, size, location and each person’s individual circumstances. For example, health conditions, medications, equipment and lifestyle factors impact on wound healed. It is imperative to look at the WHOLE person and complete an holistic assessment when treating wounds.
How Long should it take for a wound to heal
As we are all different and wounds can be different, individualised assessments and managemen...