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Wound Care Supplies and Products

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Wound Care Supplies and Products

As a doctor or medical professional, you know that wound care is an essential part of patient care. Whether you're treating a minor cut or a more complex wound, you need to have the right supplies on hand to ensure that your patients receive the best possible care.

That's where Henry Schein comes in. We offer a wide variety of wound care products and supplies, including bandages, dressings, ointments, and more. We also have a team of experienced wound care specialists who can help you choose the right products for your patients' needs.

Whether you're looking for a single product or a complete wound care kit, Henry Schein has everything you need to provide your patients with the best possible wound care.

Henry Schein Brand Wound Care Supplies

Central to our mission of delivering excellent patient care is our wide range of wound care supplies. Browse from essential wound care supplies like gauze pads, sponges, and packing strips. Henry Schein Brand products are purposefully designed to align with your commitment to superior patient care. Whether you're tending to everyday wound dressings or more intricate medical procedures, our collection equips you with the necessary tools to ensure optimal comfort, hygiene, and healing for your patients.

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Traditional Wound Care Supplies from Dukal

As proud distributors of Dukal Corporation's products, we offer a wide variety of traditional wound care supplies tailored to various medical settings.

From essential gauze and non-woven sponges to specialized dressings, bandages, and impregnated dressings, Dukal delivers high-quality products designed to promote optimal healing and patient comfort. Additionally, their line of cotton and wood products ensures reliable performance in wound management protocols.

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An Extensive Inventory of Wound Care Supplies

Our wound care specialists are experts in their field. They can help you choose the right products for your wound and provide you with the care you need to heal quickly and safely. Simply fill out our online form and we'll be in touch to schedule a consultation.

Adhesives

We understand the critical role medical tapes and bandages play in your daily practice. That's why we offer a diverse selection of high-quality products specifically designed to meet the demanding needs of healthcare professionals.

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Bandages and Gauze

Browse an extensive collection of bandages from the familiar Band-Aid® brand to niche options like elastic, self-adhering, and fabric bandages. Whether you need latex-free options or something for a specific medical application, we've got you covered.

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Staplers, Removers, & Closures

Equip your practice with the latest in stapler and remover technology, designed to optimize wound closure efficiency and minimize patient discomfort.

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Sutures and Kits

Confidently navigate diverse procedures with our comprehensive selection of sutures and suture kits, designed for strength and tailored specifically for your needs.

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Ask About our Other Wound Care Offerings

  • Specialty Wound Care
  • Sprays / Liquid Bandages
  • Burn Care
  • Surgical Mesh
  • Debridement & Supplies
  • Dressings
  • Tape Adherents / Removers
  • Elastic / Tubulars
  • Wound Care Trays-Not Rx or PU
  • Paste Bandages
  • Self-Adherents

Wound Classification

Wounds are classified according to their appearance, the amount of tissue damage, and the risk of infection. The most common wound classifications are:

Clean wounds

These wounds are free of dirt, debris, and bacteria. They are typically caused by surgery or a minor cut.

Clean-contaminated wounds

These wounds contain a small amount of dirt or debris, but they are not heavily contaminated. They are typically caused by a puncture wound or a scrape.

Contaminated wounds

These wounds are heavily contaminated with dirt, debris, or bacteria. They are typically caused by a traumatic injury, such as a car accident or a fall.

Dirty wounds

These wounds are infected with bacteria. They are typically caused by a neglected wound or a wound that has been exposed to feces or other bodily fluids.


Common Types of Wounds

Lacerations

These are cuts that are caused by a sharp object. They can be deep or shallow, and they may or may not bleed heavily.

Abrasions

These are scrapes that are caused by friction. They are typically superficial, and they may or may not bleed.

Puncture wounds

These are wounds that are caused by a sharp object that penetrates the skin. They may or may not bleed, and they can be difficult to clean.

Incisions

These are cuts that are caused by a sharp object that cuts through the skin and underlying tissue. They can be deep or shallow, and they may or may not bleed heavily.

Burns

These are injuries that are caused by heat, chemicals, or electricity. They can range in severity from minor to severe, and they can cause damage to the skin, underlying tissue, and even organs.

Ulcers

These are open sores that can develop on the skin or on internal organs. They can be caused by a variety of factors, including poor circulation, infection, and pressure.


Wound Dressing 101

Step 1: Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water.
Step 2: Gather your supplies. You will need a clean bandage, antibiotic ointment, and tape.
Step 3: Clean the wound. Use soap and water to clean the wound thoroughly. If the wound is dirty, you may need to use a saline solution to irrigate it.
Step 4: Apply antibiotic ointment. Apply a thin layer of antibiotic ointment to the wound.
Step 5: Apply the bandage. Apply the bandage over the wound, making sure to secure it in place.
Step 6: Elevate the wound. If possible, elevate the wound to help reduce swelling.
Step 7: Monitor the wound. Check the wound regularly for signs of infection, such as redness, swelling, or pain.
Step 8: Change the bandage as needed. Change the bandage as needed, or if it becomes wet or soiled.

Additional tips for dressing wounds:

  • Use a bandage that is the correct size for the wound. The bandage should be large enough to cover the wound, but not so large that it restricts movement.
  • Secure the bandage in place with tape or a bandage clip. Make sure the bandage is secure, but not too tight.
  • Elevate the wound if possible. This will help to reduce swelling and pain.
  • Change the bandage as needed. Change the bandage as needed, or if it becomes wet or soiled.
  • Monitor the wound for signs of infection. Check the wound regularly for signs of infection, such as redness, swelling, or pain.

Stages of Wound Healing

Hemostasis

The first stage of wound healing, hemostasis, is the process of stopping the bleeding. This is accomplished by the formation of a blood clot, which is a mesh of proteins that traps blood cells and platelets. The blood clot helps to seal the wound and prevent further bleeding.

Inflammation

The second stage of wound healing, inflammation, is the body's response to injury. This stage is characterized by the release of chemicals that attract immune cells to the wound site. These immune cells help to fight infection and remove debris. Inflammation also causes redness, swelling, and pain.

Proliferation

The third stage of wound healing, proliferation, is the stage of wound healing during which new tissue is formed. This new tissue is made up of collagen, which is a protein that gives the skin its strength and elasticity. Proliferation also involves the growth of new blood vessels to the wound site.

Maturation

The fourth and final stage of wound healing, maturation, is the stage during which the new tissue is remodeled. This remodeling process involves the removal of excess collagen and the organization of the new tissue into a strong and functional layer of skin.