Wound ClinicWe’re here to help you close to home
phone -- 573.760.8396
facsimile -- 573.760.8395
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
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Parkland Health Center’s Wound Clinic treats wounds and ulcers, including:
• Arterial and venous
• Diabetic foot
• Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
• Minor burns
• Traumatic injuries
• Post-surgical incision
• Radiation damage
• Skin tears and lacerations
Our staff identifies the causes of problems and develops individualized treatment plans that include:
• Infection control
• Patient and family education
• Vascular studies
• Skin grafting or skin substitutes
• Nutritional evaluation
• Blood work
• Wound debridement
• Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
• Placement of protective devices for offloading
During Your Appointment
You will be taken to a private treatment room for assessment. We measure, photograph and document the progress of your wound with each visit.
You may need special tests such as arterial or venous ultrasound of the lower extremities. Blood tests also may be required.
Provide a list of current medications and your medical and surgical history.
When You Need the Wound Clinic
If you have a wound or sore that is not getting better after 30 days or has not healed completely in two months, ask your doctor about the Wound Clinic.
Getting a Referral
You do not need a referral from your doctor although it is advisable. We work closely with your primary care physician, providing updates.
Helping Wounds Heal
The success of your wound healing depends on you. Keep your appointments and follow the treatment plan. Our staff is always available to answer questions.
Wound Clinic Staff
Our Wound Clinic team consists of a physician/surgeon, nurse practitioner and nurses. We train frequently to keep up-to-date on the most recent developments in wound care. You get the most current treatments possible.