Studies have shown that specialized wound care treatment can help reduce complications, optimize healing, reduce hospital stays and help avoid amputations.

What is a Chronic Wound?

 

Any wound that fails to close in six weeks is considered a chronic wound.

Common types of chronic wounds include:

  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Venous Ulcers
  • Arterial Ulcers
  • Diabetic Ulcers

What Wound Care Services Will Be Provided?

Wound Care Services staff will develop a treatment plan based on each patient’s individual needs.

Patient care will focus on a whole body approach to wound healing including:

  • Nutritional assessment and counseling
  • Diabetic Education
  • Patient and caregiver wound care education
  • Special needs for pressure relief including beds, seat cushions and footwear

 

Contact Information

Wound Care Services are provided in the building behind the Medical Office Building at 100 Pin Oak Lane, Keyser, WV.

To schedule an appointment, please call 304-597-3535.