Case Studies

Case Histories

Case #1

Case Study #1:

74-year-old female with a history of hypertension, vascular dementia, hypothyroidism, and has a history of multiple hip surgeries and a spinal lumbar fusion. She recently underwent removal of a hip prosthetic, while hospitalized she developed an unstageable pressure ulcer in her sacral area. Patient complains of extreme pain associated with her wound.

Time to Heal: 10 WEEKS

Case #2

Case Study #2:
54 year old female with a history of COPD, Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, DM ll, morbid obesity, and osteoarthris, who developed cellulitis of the right hip, with subsequent necrosis of the center portion of the involved areas. This area was previously debrided; however debridement was discontinued due to patient bleeding during the procedure. Patient was on antibiotics prescribed by her primary physician for cellulitis. She reports no foul odor or drainage associated with the wound.

Time to Heal: 20 WEEKS

Case # 3

Case Study #3:
54-year-old male with a history of seizure disorder, who was severely debilitated and disabled with multiple sclerosis, and paraplegia, who was previously diagnosed with an infected stage IV pressure ulcer at the sacrum.

Time to Heal: 15 WEEKS