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Post-Surgical Care

Post-Surgical Treatment for Wound

Answers about severe and surgical wound care begin here.

Every year, over 15 million people in America have surgery.1 Unfortunately, almost one-third of them will have their wounds become infected. This can delay healing and cause other problems during recovery.2 This booklet, along with your healthcare provider’s guidance, can help you navigate the three stages of healing after surgery. Read on to learn how you can take better care of yourself and those you love during each stage of recovery.

References

1- http://www.ahrq.gov/patients-consumers/diagnosis-treatment/surgery/questions

2- http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/pdfs/ssi/SSI_tagged.pdf

You'll feel more relaxed if you meet with your surgeon beforehand to get your questions answered.

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The more you know about what to expect when you go for your surgery, the less nervous you'll be.

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