When is Wound debridement necessary in Dallas, TX?
Wound debridement is the removal of dead or infected tissue from a wound’s surface.
Severe or non-healing wounds may be trapped in the first stage of healing and unable to heal as a result of being covered by dead or infected skin tissue. Removing the dead or infected tissue from the surface of a wound helps the wound to heal.
Debridement of wound is necessary when a wound is covered by dead or infected skin tissue and it is preventing the wound from healing. It is usually the first step to take when treating non-healing wounds. It allows the wound to be properly cleaned and dressed. It also allows antibiotic ointments to easily penetrate the wound.