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Wound V.A.C Medical Device Helps Wounds Heal After Cancer Surgery by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 3:00pm This technology is amazing.  I have included a video from YouTube that is home made and not related this this patient or case,  but shows the procedures used with the machine and how the unit and dressing is changed.  The cancer was so rare that it has only been seen twice at the M.D. Anderson Center where he spent 6 weeks.  The funny part abo ... Read on »
"It has been said that time heals all wounds. I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind,..." by carmelakb Posted Sun 08 Jan 2012 10:39pm “It has been said that time heals all wounds. I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue, and the pain lessens, but it’s never gone.” - Reid - Criminal Minds 2 ( Ep: The Fisher King [2] ) Read on »
Plastic Surgeon Performs Wound Repair Surgery-Approved by Health Insurance Company-Later Denied When Claim Data Clashed With the by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 8:38am Plastic surgery is not always a nose job or something cosmetic and there are cases such as this one here with a patient who literally had a big gaping wound that required surgery to heal properly.  When you read below about the size where you could put 2 hands inside the wound?  This sounds to me like a major need for repair as one could be su ... Read on »
Why Do Healing Wounds Itch? by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 06 Sep 2011 5:39pm Whenever tissue is subject to trauma, such as incisions made during surgery, the body initiates an inflammatory response as part of the healing process. Several different types of cells are released into the bloodstream and make their way to the wound where they act as mediators and initiate the various stages of wound healing. Among the cells ... Read on »
BATTLE WOUNDS by megse5 Patient Expert Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 12:35am There are two kinds of battle wounds, that I know of. There are the wounds we wear on our skin for the whole world to see. And then there are the hidden wounds, the scars that are on the inside. It is the second type of battle wounds I am going to discuss in th ... Read on »
Emotional Trauma: Wounds, Scars, and Everything in Between by VidyaSury Facebook Posted Fri 14 Sep 2012 2:20am (This beautiful excerpt is from the book "Trauma and the Twelve Steps: A Complete Guide to Enhancing Recovery" by Dr. Jamie Marich    who is an amazing individual and published here with her kind permission). The word trauma is the Greek word for "wound." Think for a moment about the word wound in a physical sense. What do we k ... Read on »
FDA Safety Communication: UPDATE on Serious Complications Associated with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Systems by FDA Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 12:00am Date Issued: February 24, 2011 Audience: Health Care Providers: Prescribing physicians and clinicians responsible for the ongoing care of patients whose wounds are being managed with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT). Patients and Caregivers Device: NPWT promotes healing ... Read on »
World Wound Care Markets 2010 by Bharat Book Bureau Posted Tue 08 Jun 2010 4:15am Bharatbook added a new report on "World Wound Care Markets 2010" which gives developments, trends, review of major products and the types of Wound Care Treatments.     World Wound Care Markets 2010    As a result of the growing population of the elderly, healthcare systems are challenged to treat rising incidences of complex diseases and ... Read on »
Healing Old Wounds by eatnormalnow Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 04 May 2009 4:13pm When people come to me for therapy, it’s most often about eating and weight (although I treat the gamut of mental health and relational issues). Clients generally recognize that their poor relationship with food is rooted in childhood dysfunction, but may not know what to do with that information. In fact, understanding the dysfunctional events ... Read on »
Extreme Wounds Heal at Northwest by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Sun 12 Aug 2012 10:00am by Helene King At Northwest Hospital, patients are benefiting from a highly effective approach to treating chronic wounds. Through the Center for Wound Care at Northwest Hospital , hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is now used to treat stubborn, non-healing wounds, including diabetic wounds and other ulcers of the lower extremities. Hype ... Read on »