Treatments of wounds and chronicwounds is a vital aspect of maintaining a healthy life. Wounds can occur topeople at any age, from newborns to the elderly, and are caused by variousfactors such as infection, poor blood supply, pressure, trauma, tumor, etc.Most common reasons for the need for wound management are the rise in diabeticpatients, premature babies, trauma, tumors/cancers, and an agingpopulation.
Wound Care at Fakeeh UniversityHospital is a comprehensive service specializing in a multidisciplinary andmultiprofessional approach to treating chronic and problem wounds. It is acollaboration of different specialties that provide standardized treatment forchronic wounds, problem wounds, and tumor wounds, thus improving patients'overall quality of life.
A multidisciplinary approach towound care entails a core group of dermatologists, plastic surgeons, generalsurgeons, and vascular surgeons who initially assess patients with wounds. Themultidisciplinary wound care team may consult with additional specialties toprovide individually tailored diagnosis and treatment based on the initialexamination.
In chronic wounds, it's crucialto adopt a holistic approach and consider other aspects of the patient, and notjust the wound itself. This approach recognizes that the wound is not anisolated local problem that can be treated independently, but rather a systemicproblem that involves the patient's overall health and well-being.
Our team of renowned doctors, therapists,nurses, medical workers, who are board-certified and have received extensivetraining at leading national and international centers, possess a wealth ofexperience and expertise in wound care. Their qualifications and knowledgeenable them to offer the latest and most advanced wound care treatments at thehighest level of quality. Their commitment to ongoing education and trainingensures they remain at the forefront of the field, providing patients with thebest possible care.
Fakeeh University Hospital Dubaiis committed to providing patients with a comprehensive and convenienthealthcare experience. FUH offers the complete range of diagnostic andtreatment options, monitored and executed by nationally and internationallyrenowned experts in their respective fields. Our patients can be rest assuredthat they will receive the highest level of care, with access to the latesttechnology and treatment options, all in one location.
Hospital care for wounds is onlytemporary. Proper wound care needs to continue even after the patient isdischarged from the hospital. A standardized wound care transition fromhospital to home is critical for the patient's long-term healing success. Mostchronic and problem wounds can be treated through outpatient care, but it isessential to ensure continuity of care.
At Fakeeh University Hospital,we provide a wide range of services, and our team of renowned experts, modern technology,and commitment to excellence ensures that our patients receive the highestlevel of care possible.
Diabetic Foot Syndrome - Diabetic Foot Syndrome is acomplication that can occur with long-term diabetes due to impaired bloodcirculation and feeling, leading to pressure points and open wounds thatenlarge and can be infected. A multidisciplinary approach involving Nursing,Endocrinology/Diabetology, Neurology, Angiology/Vascular Surgery, andHyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is used for diagnosis and treatment.
Pressure Sores/Decubitus - Pressure sores, also known asdecubitus ulcers, can be caused by external and intrinsic factors and areclassified based on various criteria. Prevention through risk assessment,skincare, and elimination of risk factors is crucial, and therapy involves amultidisciplinary approach with systemic, optional additional, and localtreatments. Close cooperation between nursing, dermatology, and plastic surgeryis essential for effective diagnosis and treatment.
Lower Leg Ulcer - Lower leg ulcers are wounds onthe lower leg caused by poor blood flow in veins, arteries, or both, and can bedifficult to heal. They can be classified as venous, arterial, or mixed legulcers depending on their underlying cause.
Problem Wounds - These wounds require specializedand standardized treatment by different specialties and can result in prolongedtreatment duration, poor outcomes, and increased complications if not wellidentified. Treatment for conditions such as burns, chronic skin diseases,osteomyelitis, and stoma requires a multidisciplinary team approach involvingspecific expertise from relevant disciplines.
TumorWounds - Tumorwounds refer to wounds that occur during tumor treatment and can cause severeimpairment such as non-healing, bleeding, pain, secretion, and foul odor.Adequate wound dressing is crucial for protecting and managing the wound, whileproper defect reconstruction after tumor resection determines the quality oflife and possibilities of postoperative adjuvant treatment. Complicationmanagement of defects caused by tumor treatment is essential for adjuvanttherapies and quality-of-life options.