Chronic wounds are those that do not heal or show improvement in four weeks or more. The most common chronic wounds are:
The signs and symptoms of chronic wounds depend on the type of wound:
The wound care team at the James Klinghoffer Center at Deborah Heart and Lung Center provides wound evaluations, treatment, and caregiver education. Diagnostic testing and a variety of treatments are available.
Some of the standard therapies for chronic wounds include:
Advanced therapies include:
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