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Wound Care (Lacerations, Cuts, Gashes & Puncture Wounds)

General Information

Wounds can come from all kinds of situations, whether a car accident or trauma. To stop the bleeding and prevent infection, it’s important to seek wound care from a professional.

When you need immediate medical treatment for a wound, Goshen Hospital Emergency Department can provide leading-edge care. Our board certified emergency physicians and nurses work quickly to stabilize all types of wounds, including:

Call 911 or go to the emergency room for wound care that focuses on healing and getting you back to your normal activities as soon as possible. From initial emergency treatment to specialized care for nonhealing wounds, Goshen Health offers the expertise you need.

When to seek care for nonhealing wounds

If you have a nonhealing wound, seek prompt medical care at our emergency room for these symptoms:

  • Worsening pain
  • Bleeding
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Redness, pus or swelling

Get the wound treatment you need

At Goshen Hospital Emergency Department, we stabilize your condition and provide first aid to the wound, including stopping any bleeding, cleaning the wound and closing it if possible.

We can also refer you to any necessary specialists, such as a physical therapist, who can help you fully recover and restore complete function.

If your wound isn’t healing properly, your doctor can refer you to Goshen Wound & Hyperbaric Center. Our experts provide treatment, such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy, advanced therapies and wound procedures, for chronic wounds to accelerate the healing process.

Every part of Goshen Health is dedicated to the health and well-being of our community. Rely on our experts to always deliver the latest treatments paired with compassionate care.

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