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Wound and Hyperbaric Center Update Regarding COVID-19

April 23, 2020

We continue to treat both existing and new patients. Patients do not need a referral to come to the Wound Center, you can call us directly.

At any given time, almost seven million Americans suffer from chronic, non-healing wounds. Some are associated with complications from diabetes and other related vascular disorders. Other types include pressure sores and traumatic wounds. The Wound and Hyperbaric Center at Boone County Hospital uses the most up-to-date approaches to wound healing and remains current in new scientific advances in wound care. The Boone County Wound and Hyperbaric Center is a hospital-based outpatient service.

Who Needs Wound Care?

There are a variety of circumstances in which a person may need wound care. They include, but are not limited to:

  • Wounds caused by circulatory problems (e.g. arterial ulcers)

  • Diabetic foot ulcers

  • Venous stasis ulcers (as a result of improper functioning of valves in the veins usually of the legs)

  • Pressure sores (e.g. bed sores)

  • Burns

  • Non-healing surgical wounds

  • Post -radiation wounds

An Experienced Team

Patients referred to our Wound Care Center program benefit from a physician driven, comprehensive interdisciplinary approach. Integrating a team of wound care professionals increases the level of care, improves patient’s compliance and clinical outcomes.

We Specialize in Healing Chronic Wounds

If you're suffering from a non-healing wound, you're not alone. Every year, chronic wounds caused by diabetes, poor circulation or other conditions, keep millions of Americans just like you from doing things they love to do. But the Center for Wound Care can help you get your life back. Our unique multidisciplinary team of dedicated doctors and nurses treat more of these wounds than anyone else. Many patients find wounds that have resisted healing after months and even years of traditional treatment can be treated. It's all we do. In fact, for most patients, the Boone County Hospital Wound and Hyperbaric Center program leaves them completely healed in just a few months.

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