Wound Care

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The Wound Care Center at Northern Nevada Medical Center offers advanced treatment using leading edge scientific advances in wound care, including two hyperbaric chambers for stubborn wounds that require oxygen therapy. The Wound Care Center is a hospital-based outpatient service staffed by a multidisciplinary team of doctors and nurses who focus on treating non-healing wounds. If you have a sore or wound that hasn't started to heal in a month, or healed entirely in two months, you should ask your doctor about The Wound Care Center at Northern Nevada Medical Center, or call 775-352-5353.

Award Winning Care

The Wound Care Center at NNMC recently received the Center of Excellence Award for the second consecutive year and the Center of Distinction Award for Quality Patient Care.

Healogics Inc. has recognized NNMC for the following outstanding patient outcomes in 2012:

  • More than 92 percent patient satisfaction
  • 91 percent wound healing rate
  • 30 median days to heal
  • Outlier rate less than or equal to 19 percent

How Non-healing Wounds Are Treated

Northern Nevada Medical Center offers a variety of treatment options, depending on the type and severity of non-healing wounds. Your treatment may include the following therapies:

  • Infectious disease management
  • Physical therapy
  • Vascular evaluation
  • Laboratory evaluation
  • Nutritional management
  • Pain management
  • Diabetic education
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Radiology
  • Debridement (removal of dead or infected tissue)
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) therapy provides high-pressure oxygen in a pressurized cylinder, called a hyperbaric chamber.
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Northern Nevada Medical Center is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.       

Northern Nevada Medical Center

2375 E. Prater Way
Sparks, NV 89434
775-331-7000

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