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Wound Care Service

 

Southern Inyo Healthcare District has partnered with UC Davis Health to build a quality wound care program in Lone Pine, CA. Our renowned experts are bringing advanced multidisciplinary wound care consultation to patients, no matter where they live.

Outpatient wound care programs have been shown to be effective in treating chronic wounds, a condition that effects nearly 2.5% of the U.S. population – at least 6.7 million people. In a five-year study reported by Medscape (“Wound Care Outcomes and Associated Cost Among Patients Treated in U.S. Outpatient Wound Centers”) demonstrates the impact of wound care clinics. Out of the 5,240 wound care patients treated over five years at U.S. outpatient wound clinics, 66.8 percent were healed by their final visit, according to data from the U.S. Wound Registry from 2005-2010 (Link).

Our providers are able to expedite evaluation and develop a comprehensive treatment plan for patients will all types of wounds, including:

  • Burns
  • Insect bites
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Surgical wounds
  • Venous insufficiency

The SIH Wound Care program offers both inpatient and outpatient wound care, including the following treatments and services:

  • Wound consultation and evaluation
  • Specialty wound dressings
  • Wound infection treatment
  • Patient and family education
  • Ankle brachial index testing
  • Pressure/offloading care

 

Please call 760-876-5501 to make an appointment for consultation.

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SIHD Wound Care team