Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2018

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Advance in Wound Care: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy



Address:   Mrs. Nisha P Nair1, Mrs. Anitha Victoria Noronha2
1Assistant Prof. JSS College of Nursing, Mysore.
2 Assistant Prof. JSS College of Nursing, Mysore.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2018.00091.5

ABSTRACT:
Quality of care is the slogan of all health care institutions. In order to meet the standards advanced techniques are adopted. In wound dressing also there are various advanced wound care procedures, among them Negative Pressure Wound Therapy is widely practised. Negative pressure wound therapy also called vacuum therapy, Vacuum assisted closure, vacuum sealing or topical negative pressure therapy is a sophisticated development of a standard surgical procedure, the use of vacuum assisted drainage to remove blood or serous fluid from a wound or operation site.
KEYWORDS:
Negative pressure, Therapy, Vacuum, Wound.
Cite:
Nisha P Nair, Anitha Victoria Noronha. Advance in Wound Care: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2018; 8(3):447-450.
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