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Wound Care

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas

 
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Staff & Technology  

Our Staff

The physicians on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and the dedicated staff help transition patients to the outpatient setting and work with referring physicians, home care or intermediate care facilities to manage patient recovery outside of the inpatient setting.

The center brings together advanced treatments in wound care with a multidisciplinary team of specialists, including vascular and general surgeons, internal medicine specialists, nurses, technicians, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists and care coordinators.  The center also provides a focal point for enterstomal nurses to provide continuity of care for patients upon discharge from the hospital.

Technology

Technology in the Center for difficult to heal wounds includes:

Monoplace hyperbaric oxygen chamber,  which can hold one patient at a time.

Multiplace hyperbaric oxygen chamber that can hold anywhere from one to eight patients at a time.

Negative pressure therapy or Wound VAC is a non-invasive therapy that uses controlled localized negative pressure to stimulate the growth of healthy granulation tissue.