Our innovative wound care program is dedicated to the management of existing wounds and to the prevention of new wounds.

Our wound care team consists of certified wound, ostomy and continence nurses, plastic or general surgeons, physical therapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, case managers, social service professionals, podiatrists, and pharmacists all under the medical supervision of board-certified infectious disease physicians. Our team works together to promote the healing of existing wounds, and the prevention of new wounds, by providing optimal treatments according to the severity of the wound.

Conditions Treated Treatments

  • Complicated surgical wounds
  • Negative pressure wounds
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Compromised skin graft and flaps
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Decubitus, stages III and IV
  • Infected and/or draining wounds
  • Amputations
  • Necrotizing fasciitis
  • Venous stasis
  • Cellulitis
  • Burns
  • Arterial insufficiency ulcers

Treatments

  • Debridement
  • Wound Vac
  • Whirlpool
  • IV antibiotic
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Pressure reduction
  • Surgical closure
  • Topical agents

News

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  • DNA Damage Caused by Cancer Treatment Reversed by ZATT Protein

    06.10.2017 04:00

    An international team led by scientists at the National Institutes of Health is the first to discover a new way that cells fix an important and dangerous type of DNA damage known as a DNA-protein crosslink (DPC). The researchers found that a protein named ZATT can eliminate DPCs with the help of another protein, TDP2. Since DPCs form when individuals receive some types of cancer treatments, unders...

Services Include:

  • 24/7 House MD coverage
  • Daily Physician visits
  • Multi Specialty Medical and Surgical Consultants
  • Case Management and Social Work
  • Clinical Team includes: RN and RT
  • Critical Care Nurses (ACLS/BLS Certified)
  • High Observation Unit
  • Dietitians
  • Rehabilitation: Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapies Telemetry
  • Certified Wound Care Specialists


CONTACT INFORMATION:

Columbus Hospital LTACH
495 North Thirteenth Street
Newark, New Jersey 07107-1317
USA

Phone: 973-587-7777
Facsimile: 973 587-7829