Millions of Americans suffer each year from chronic wounds that do not heal. Those suffering from diabetes, poor circulation or other health conditions are often at a higher risk for non-healing wounds.
The Wound Care Management Center at Glendale Adventist
Medical Center provides patients with an evaluation and treatment program tailored to their specific situation. Our goals are to heal wounds fast and to save limbs whenever possible. The Wound Care team also emphasizes patient education on effective wound management and how to prevent reoccurrence. To find out if using the Glendale Adventist Wound Care Management Center is right for you, call (818) 409-6652 to speak to a wound expert about your individual care plan.
Take a look at the Wound Care Center
Watch the video below to hear from a Wound Care nurse and learn more about the Glendale Adventist approach to wound healing.
Dr. Jo Wilmeth, Medical Director of the Wound Care Center, joins Gregory and Susanne on the set of HEALTHline along with Lee Harris, RN to talk more about the caring and healing that takes place in the Wound Care Center and some of the different cases that they treat. Click here to watch the episode online on our HEALTHline video page.
Evaluation & Wound Assessment - The entire wound site is carefully and thoroughly examined.
Treatment Plan - Patients benefit from an individualized care plan created by an interdisciplinary team of physicians. These wound care experts include nurses, nurse practitioners and physicians specializing in plastic surgery, infectious diseases, vascular surgery, podiatry, internal medicine and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Education - An education and assistance plan is developed for patients and includes information on caring for wounds at home, nutrition tips and guidelines for patients to facilitate the healing process.
To Learn More...
Click here to download a Wound Care Center brochure or Click here if you would like to download a referral form for the Wound Care Center.
The Wound Care Center is located on the Main Floor of the Glendale Adventist Medical Center's East Tower.