The Comprehensive Wound Care Center is dedicated to providing advanced wound care interventions. The Center’s goals are to provide:
The Wound Care Center offers specialized care for leg and foot ulcers and other wounds often caused by diabetes, poor circulation and unhealed surgical incisions. It is staffed by wound care specialists and trained nursing staff, who provide wound care and work with physicians to coordinate patients’ multidisciplinary care needs.
The Wound Care Center also is the only facility in Sheboygan County to offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy, giving residents access to state-of-the art wound care for acute and chronic wounds right here in Sheboygan.
Following a comprehensive examination and detailed workup for wound healing risk factors, a comprehensive treatment plan is developed.
As part of the ongoing evaluation process, digital photographs are used to document the progress of healing.
A comprehensive treatment plan is developed for each patient. Plans may include:
Progress and treatment needs are monitored and assessed throughout wound healing. The Wound Care team works with the patient’s primary physician to develop an evidence-based, clinical plan to promote healing.
For more information on the Wound Center, please call (920) 459-5180.
HSHS St. Nicolas Hospital Comprehensive Wound Care Center has received numerous awards through Healogics for their outstanding clinical outcomes.