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The History of Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers in Hospitals

The History of Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers in Hospitals Reading Time:┬á3┬áminutes In the past 50 years, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) has been used to treat an increasing number of neurological diseases and wounds. The compression chamber that administers the 100% oxygen administered for various treatment plans has undergone development over the years. Do you know how…
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Best Practices For Wound Care Documentation

Best Practices For Wound Care Documentation Reading Time:┬á2┬áminutes Did you know that up to 20% of all┬álegal medical claims┬áin the United States are wound-related? This is a scary thought for hospitals and clinicians alike who work to heal wounds on a daily basis. Any efficient hospital will take the time to systemize their wound care…
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Healthcare Compliance For Wound Management Companies

Healthcare Compliance For Wound Management Companies Reading Time:┬á3┬áminutes Healthcare compliance is of the utmost importance, for both your clients and your business. Wound management companies must hold themselves to high standards in terms of confidentiality, medical practices, personal employee conduct, and much more to maintain strong company-client relationships. Why Compliance Should Matter to You Compliance…
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Wound Healing And The Importance of Nutrition For Older Patients

Wound Healing And The Importance of Nutrition For Older Patients Reading Time:┬á3┬áminutes There are many important factors that affect successful┬áwound care management, but perhaps none are as important as nutrition. Nutrition is especially critical for older patients with wounds that are healing. Medical facilities with a consistent elderly patient population must focus on diet as…
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The Importance Of Safety Management In Your HBOT Department

The Importance Of Safety Management In Your HBOT Department Reading Time:┬á3┬áminutes The growth of hyperbaric medical facilities throughout the country and the globe has brought with it, an increase in demand for qualified professionals to uphold the best in patient safety and standards. As more and more medical facilities are incorporating Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)…
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The Solution To Effective Wound Diagnosis

The Solution To Effective Wound Diagnosis Reading Time:┬á2┬áminutes An in-depth wound diagnosis assessment is vital when ensuring that your patient receives the best treatment for their wound, thereby improving the speed of recovery and reducing the cost to the facility. Did you know pressure ulcers are the┬ásecond most common lawsuit in patient care? Wound diagnosis…
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The Importance of a Wound Care Strategy

The Importance of a Wound Care Strategy Reading Time:┬á2┬áminutes Being the largest organ of the body, human skin is responsible for several vital functions including contributing to immunity, temperature regulation, sensation and vitamin production. As a dynamic organ, the cells are constantly shedding and being replaced. With a wound or skin disorder, the functionality of…
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How Wound Care Management Can Help Prevent Pressure Ulcers

How Wound Care Management Can Help Prevent Pressure Ulcers Reading Time:┬á3┬áminutes Did you know that hospitalizations related to pressure ulcers cost between $9.1 to $11.6 billion per year? Pressure ulcers present costly challenges to the patient and healthcare systems increasing the need to educate and train staff on preventative measures. The good news is that┬áwound…
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Partner Spotlight ÔÇô Billings Clinic

Partner Spotlight ÔÇô Billings Clinic Reading Time:┬á3┬áminutes At C┼źtisCare, we work with various health care centers to provide flexible and customized health care solutions and wound care administration services. A variety of health care centers make use of our wound care resources, ranging from hyperbaric oxygen therapy to web and classroom-based┬ámedical education. Our new Partner…
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Wound Care For Diabetes

Wound Care For Diabetes Reading Time:┬á3┬áminutes Diabetes is a disease that affects your entire body. Your ability to regulate the glucose in your blood, your circulation, immune system and even sensation is altered by this disease. By affecting these processes in your body, diabetes prevents wounds from healing at the rate that they should. Prolonged…
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The Benefits Of A Specialized Wound Care Management Company

The Benefits Of A Specialized Wound Care Management Company While medical advancements continue to benefit the healthcare industry, certain medical issues are on the rise. America currently faces an increase in the aging population, cases of diabetes (typically Type 2), cardiovascular disease, and obesity. As a result of these health concerns, an increased need for…
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Hyperbaric Chamber Treatment For Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Hyperbaric Chamber Treatment For Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) The CDC estimates that traumatic brain injuries account for approximately 30% of injury related deaths, with about 2.8 million traumatic brain injury related ER visits recorded in 2013. Today, outpatient program centers provide patients with oxygen therapy to accelerate healing of traumatic brain injuries. What Is Traumatic…
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