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Wound care is a medical specialty that focuses on caring for wounds that won’t heal. Typically, a team of health care providers will work with you. This usually includes physical therapists, nurses, and doctors.
Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican emergency room doctors are experts in wound care in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV. If you need to go to the ER, use our online waiting service, InQuicker, to choose your estimated arrival time before you leave home.
Some wound care treatments can be used on a continuous basis at home, such as compression. Others, such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy, need to take place at a Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican wound care center.
Your wound care team is available to answer questions and address any concerns you may have. However, you should seek prompt medical care for the following:
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First aid is usually the first step in treating major wounds. This includes:
Non-healing wounds usually need a different approach. There are a variety of wound care procedures and treatments, including:
In some cases, serious wounds can be resistant to the healing process and can take weeks or months to heal. Some wounds may never completely heal. Wound care typically treats non-healing wounds, such as foot ulcers, sores from radiation exposure, and pressure sores. Other possible types of wounds needing wound care include:
Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican provides advanced wound care in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV, as part of our emergency services.