Wound Care

Our Wound Care Program specializes in the care of patients that require both routine and complex wound care treatment.

Our wound care team is able to manage a variety of skin conditions resulting from a number of factors including diabetes, poor circulation, trauma, vein disease, pressure injuries, surgical incisions and immobility. Our comprehensive approach is designed to speed the healing process with advanced healing therapies.

Our Wound Care Team

Our clinical team is expert in managing a wide range of wound types, from surgical incisions to complex, chronic wounds. We provide an interdisciplinary team approach to patients with complex wounds and related conditions.

  • Lead by our wound care physicians
  • Clinicians who play an important role in the patient’s recovery
  • Team services include: physician assessments, specialized wound care team, certified wound care nurse, physical and occupational therapy, pharmacy services, diagnostic radiology, laboratory services and nutritional support lead by a clinical dietician.

Advanced Treatment Techniques

BRIA provides both routine and complex wound care by offering a variety of treatment techniques to help wounds heal, including:

  • Excisional and Chemical Debridement (cleaning of wound surfaces)
  • Vascular Assessment (evaluation of arteries and veins)
  • Compression Therapy for Edema (swelling)
  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (technology using a vacuum dressing to promote healing in wound)
  • State-of-the-Art Topical Therapies
  • Antibiotic Therapy

In Conjunction With Complex

  • Medical Conditions
  • IV Antibiotics
  • Malnutrition
  • Renal Failure

Skin and Wound Management & Risk Prevention System

  • The system captures patient data and images at point-of-care
  • Helps prevent wounds from occurring by measuring risk and prompting best practice interventions
  • Automates wound documentation and reporting
  • Patient progress report with pictures are delivered bi-monthly to referring physicians
  • Follow-up appointments with referring physicians or outpatient wound care clinics are scheduled by BRIA case management at the time of discharge

Areas of Expertise

  • Pressure Injuries: Stages 1-4
  • Unstageable Pressure Injuries
  • Deep Tissue Injuries
  • Venous Stasis Ulcers
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Tunneling Wounds
  • Non-Healing Wounds
  • Neuropathic Ulcers
  • Arterial Ulcers
  • Traumatic Wounds
  • Open or Problematic Surgical Wounds