Treatment of abnormal scars

The treatment of abnormal scars (hypertrophic, keloid, streched.etc) still represents a challenge even for the best prepared surgeon. There are many variables that we must consider before setting up a corrective therapeutic program of abnormal scar: the age, the...

Treatment of thermal burns in a hospital setting

The emergency home treatment of thermal burns has been extensively treated in the relevant section of this website. Actually there are no standardized guidelines that can illuminate nurses and doctors on how to tackle this type of injury in relation to the time...

Why the wounds heal in a moist environment (and acid) ?

“Dear Mr. Rossi, his injury does not heal because you keep it too covered, it needs fresh air maybe the sun, or rather I advice you removing the dressing and exposing it to the sun, see that improvement … . ”¬†Wise words of the Doctor XY. “My...

WOUND AT RISK (W.A.R.) OF INFECTION AND WAR SCORE

The detection of a wound at risk of infection (W.A.R.) is apparently a rather complicated logical procedure that must take into account a number of factors concerning both the organism as a whole that the wound in the fundamental features, both the operator antisepsis...