Wound care - page 2
A resident who has a pressure ulcer,stage 4 with tunneling, the facility has been treating it for a year before my arrival. It gets a little better, then a little worse. A maddening roller coaster.... Read More
Jan 18, '03Occupation: Director of Nursing Joined: Jan '03; Posts: 183; Likes: 2Started using Arginaid a couple of years ago. I've seen some amazing responses. Our wound doc automatically puts anyone with decubs on it now.
Jan 20, '03Occupation: MDS/RN/Unit Manager/Skilled Case Manager Specialty: 12 year(s) of experience in Geriatric/ Home Care ; Joined: Sep '02; Posts: 69; Likes: 3We are using the arginaid....just got word from our PT department that starting april 1st the resident will be eligible for us to try E-stim for him....How wonderful our system is, to allow him to wait another 2 months for extra help just because of the almighty $$$$$!!!
Jan 20, '03Joined: Sep '02; Posts: 2,066; Likes: 12I don't do wound care myself, but work with 2 wound care nurses. The VAC is a wonderful little gizmo by all reports for the right wounds.
Jan 26, '03Occupation: LPN Joined: Jan '03; Posts: 27arginaid is great when used with vitC and zinc. And the proper drsg/tx. heals stage 4 great.