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Acute to Chronic:  The Importance of Assessing Non-healing Wounds
Acute to Chronic: The Importance of Assessing Non-healing Wounds

By Desmond Bell on Feb 03, 2020

It is not uncommon for the presence of a non-healing wound to be the first indication that there is a far more serious underlying condition that may not have been previously been diagnosed.  Bottom line: time is of the essence and the longer one delays obtaining treatment, the greater the chance that more serious issues will ensue, further reducing the ability to heal.

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What are the signs that I could develop a foot or leg ulcer?
What are the signs that I could develop a foot or leg ulcer?

By Desmond Bell on May 17, 2019

Prevention is always preferred and easier than treating a condition.  Simple, daily self-examination is the best way to prevent formation of a foot ulcer but knowing risk factors and what to look for is critical. 

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Top indications I should get this leg wound looked at immediately
Top indications I should get this leg wound looked at immediately

By Desmond Bell on May 06, 2019

The presence of a chronic or non-healing wound may indicate a far more serious underlying condition or other factors that impair normal wound repair. In case of these symptoms, a referral to a wound specialist is highly recommended. Time is of the essence. 

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