VCMS Featured Member!
Avrohm W. Faber, M.D.
Dr. Faber is part of the Center of Advanced Wound Healing at Halifax Hospital and the Bert Fish Wound Care Center
Almost six million Americans are affected by problem wounds at any given time. Non-healing wounds cause pain, suffering and loss of function -- especially in those suffering from diabetes or vascular disorders.
A wound that is not significantly better in two weeks, or entirely healed in six weeks, is one that demands attention. Other times you should seek treatment are if a wound involves a tendon, ligament, bone and/or joint, especially those that include abscess, osteomyelitis, necrotic tissue or gangrene.
The Center for advance Wound Healing at Halifax Hospital offers these services:
- Patrient and wound assessment
- Measurement and photographic documentation
- Initial and ongoing reports to primary care physician
- Debridement to aid in the removal of infected, damaged or dead tissue by surgical or alternative means
- Labratory and vascular evaluation
- Advanced biological grafts Advanced wound dressings
- Prosthetic and pressure relief assistance
- Wound VAC Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
|Ask the Doctor! Tune in and call in every Thursday morning, 9-10 AM, on WNDB 1150 AM! Each week, the VCMS has a physician member who shares information about an important medical topic. This is your opportunity to call in and Ask the Doctor your specific questions pertaining to the topic of the day!
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