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April 7, 2015 - Memorial Health System Wound Care Center Offers Advice on First Aid Products


In the business world, to do something quickly is to put a Band-Aid on the problem.  However, anyone who has walked down a drugstore aisle recently knows that choosing among the dozens of bandages available can take time.

"Wound healing advances have made their way from laboratories, hospitals and doctors offices to store shelves offering consumers a greater variety of products which, unfortunately, they must choose among with little guidance,” says Scott Covington, MD, FACS, CHWS, Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs for Healogics, Inc.

Covington consults with Memorial Health System Wound Care Centers in Marietta and Belpre, a member of the Healogics™ network which is comprised of academic medical centers, hospitals and professionals committed to advancing wound healing by creating, sharing, and activating wound prevention and care expertise.

The experts at the Wound Care Center offer these shopping tips to create a first aid kit that will be ready when an injury occurs:

For more information, contact the Memorial Health System Wound Care Center located at Marietta Memorial Hospital, 401 Matthew Street and Belpre Medical Campus, 805 Farson Street #110, or call (740) 374-1623 (Marietta) and (740) 423-3208 (Belpre).
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