Ventilators cause pressure ulcers

Ventilators cause pressure ulcers

Ventilators cause pressure ulcers

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Why may some ulcers need more applications of MPPT than wounds?

Diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers originate as secondary symptoms of a primary disease process that affects the entire body, i.e. diabetes and cardiovascular disease, respectively. Among the symptoms of both diseases are ulcers, and in particular diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers. Both types of ulcers are caused by internal disease processes in the…

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What is primary intention, secondary intention and tertiary intention healing?

Healing by first intention or Primary intention healing happens when the wound edges are approximated e.g. by sutures, staples or glue. Healing by second intention or Secondary intention healing takes place when the wound edges cannot be approximated and the wound needs to heal from the bottom. Tertiary intention healing is a combination of both of the…

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What is the difference between a wound and an ulcer?

A wound is caused by an external force whereas an ulcer is caused by an internal problem. That was the short answer. The more extended explanation is the following: In an ulcer, the primary tissue breakdown is internal, i.e. the lesion is caused by an underlying disease or other internal reason. This disturbance of the tissue will…

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Can MPPT benefit burns?

Yes. The skin hosts a microbiome, which is a complex ecosystem of bacteria, fungi, viruses and mites living in a balance that is influenced by a long array of factors and is different between individuals and even between locations on the same individual. The microbiome does not only live as a "extra layer" on top of the…

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What is necrosis?

Necrosis is the cell death that takes place when they have been damaged irreversibly. Necrotis tissue is dead tissue or tissue injured beyond repair - non-viable tissue. This can be a portion of soft tissue or an organ. It is often present in wounds and in order for a wound to heal, the dead (necrotic) tissue must…

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What is debridement? And what types of debridement exist?

Debridement is the process of removal of non-viable tissue (necrosis) and foreign material, e.g. sand, from a wound to expose healthy tissue. A wound containing necrotic tissue cannot heal. Necrotic tissue provides an ideal growth medium for bacteria.   There are five major techniques of debridement: Autolytic debridement: Supporting the body’s own immune system to dissolve and…

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Does the wound heal quicker if I continue applying MPPT after the infection is gone?

No, MPPT is for use during the inflammatory wound healing phase. Once the wound is clean, free of infection and exhibiting new granulation tissue as buds or healthy-red looking connective tissue and / or epithelial tissue, it has exited the inflammatory phase and entered the proliferative healing phase. In the proliferative phase, the healing usually proceeds unhindered…

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How will the scar look following use of MPPT?

A very deep wound is rapidly built up from the bottom with new tissue and then covered with epithelium. Even after a layer of epithelium has closed the wound, the scar continues remodelling, building up and levelling out with the skin surface for months.

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Why should Chlorhexidine not be used before the application of MPPT?

Chlorhexidine binds strongly to the skin and tissues. Chlorhexidine is cytotoxic to fibroblasts which are the creators of the connective tissue essential to wound healing. It is toxic to human tissue cells at the same concentrations it is toxic to bacteria. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3238890 Chlorhexidine’s activity lasts at least 48 hours but substantially longer periods (4 weeks) have been…

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