Healthcare Adhesive Tape 101

When thinking of healthcare supplies, medical adhesive tape may not always be the first thing that comes to mind. The versatility of this tape makes it one of the most important supplies needed to help care for wounds. The main job of this surgical tape is to attach bandages, gauze, and other dressings to the …

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No-scar Wound Care Tips

Whether you’ve had an injury or recently received surgery, you likely have a wound. Caring for your wound is key. Not only do you want your body to heal from the wound, but you also want to reduce scarring. For tips on no-scar wound care, keep reading. A scar is a marking on your body …

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Managing Ostomy Leaks

It’s believed that there are almost one million people in America who use an ostomy bag, according to the United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA). After ostomy surgery, it can be incredibly difficult to adjust to this new life you have to live.

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Types of Wound Care Dressings and the Promotion of Healing

If you’ve ever had the unfortunate luck of being in the hospital after being hurt, then you might remember the medical staff wrapping your wounds after disinfecting the injured area. Wound care dressings promote healing and are one of the first steps towards recovery. Like so many objects that get used on a daily basis, there’s much more to this medical essential than you might know. There are a wide variety of adhesives that are used for dressing wounds, and we’re going to look at a few.

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