Physical modalities in wound management: UVC, therapeutic heating and electrical stimulation.

@article{Kloth1995PhysicalMI,
  title={Physical modalities in wound management: UVC, therapeutic heating and electrical stimulation.},
  author={Luther C. Kloth},
  journal={Ostomy/wound management},
  year={1995},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={18-20, 22-4, 26-7}
}
In spite of efforts to create an optimum wound environment for healing, there are times that a wound may not heal, may heal very slowly, or may worsen. In these cases, a series of treatments with an appropriate physical agent can be added to the patient's care plan to augment tissue reparative processes. Three modalities that have received support in the… CONTINUE READING