2. Creating the Right Environment: Pulsed Lavage, Vacuum Assisted Closure, Infrared Light Therapy, and Compression
This chapter details the use of modalities to create the right environment for healing by enhancing circulation and bringing the right cells to the area. It describes the use of pulsed lavage with suction, vacuum assisted closure, compression therapy, and infrared light. Understanding how each of these modalities works improves clinical decision making and leads to improved wound healing.