Your First Appointment

When you come in, you will meet with our staff for a consultation, including an examination and medical history evaluation. Your physician along with our wound care team will establish a treatment plan. Information regarding your progress will be submitted to your physician on an ongoing basis. Depending on your situation, you may require additional non-invasive tests that provide information about blood flow in the wound area.

What you need to bring for your appointment:

  • Any medical records regarding your current wound or related condition (lab tests, vascular studies, x-rays, or wound cultures
     
  • All medications you are currently taking in their original containers, including aspirin, vitamins, and herbal supplements
     
  • A list of all medication or food allergies
     
  • If you require oxygen, please bring an adequate supply.
     
  • Bring insurance cards and forms
     
  • If you have diabetes, bring a snack and your medication
     
  • Name, address and telephone number of the physician(s) you currently see
     
  • A legal guardian MUST accompany patients who are unable to comprehend or sign appropriate forms
     
  • If you have an Advanced Directive, please bring a copy with you.
     
  • Reading material. Your first visit will last 1 ½ to 2 hours.

What will happen once you arrive?

One our our RN/Case Managers will introduce herself, review your prior medical history, photograph and measure your wound and provide you with additional information regarding  the remainder of your visit. A physician specialty-trained in wound management will develop a plan of care with you to ensure maximum healing of your wound. 

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