Services at Banner Boswell Medical Center  

Wound Assessment and Treatment Options

 

Each patient at Banner Boswell Medical Center's Wound Center undergoes an extensive evaluation and assessment that provides the team with a complete medical and lifestyle profile.

Specific components of the profile include:

  • Medical history review
  • Identification of factors contributing to wound development and impairment of healing
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Sensory evaluation
  • Evaluation of footwear or wheelchair cushions/accessories
  • Patient education

We offer a variety of treatment options including:

  • Compression therapy
  • Infection management
  • Topical application of specialty dressings
  • Wound debridement
  • Pain management
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Patient and caregiver education

What is a chronic wound?

  • A wound that has not improved significantly in one month or healed in two months
  • A leg or foot ulcer resulting from poor circulation
  • A non-healing incision or injury
  • A sore caused by sustained pressure
  • Other types of non-healing wounds include abrasions, skin tears, burns, deep traumatic wounds and post-surgical care of grafts or flaps.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call us at (623) 832-6580.

Banner Boswell Medical Center
10401 W. Thunderbird Blvd.
Sun City, AZ 85351
(623) 832-4000
 
 
 
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