For the majority of wounds, what is the standard pressure setting, for continuous therapy with foam dressing (prior to other considerations) using KCI VAC® system?
When removing the dressing, the NPWT dressing is adhered to the wound bed and difficult to remove. To prevent this from occurring with the next dressing change, there are several actions that you could take. Which one listed below would you not do?
The patient has a very large abdominal incision with four foam dressings in the wound bed. The settings are: pressure- 125mmHg, low intensity, and continuous therapy. After a week of therapy it is noted that exudate is leaking out of the dressing between changes. Based on this information, what possible changes to the therapy settings would you make?
The physician orders NPWT for an elderly lady with a history of heart disease, on anticoagulants. She has a Stage III pressure ulcer on her coccyx. What initial KCI setting would you select, based on her assessment criteria?
When determining pressure settings which of the following is not a factor for consideration?
What initial setting for the S&N gauze NPWT would you select, based on her assessment criteria?