WOUND CARE - Townsen Memorial | Hospital

TOWNSEN MEMORIAL

WOUND CARE

 

 

WOUND CARE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

 

Your skin is your largest organ and acts as a barrier against infection. Sustaining a deep wound that can not be treated with an over the counter topical ointment and a band-aid should be looked at by a medical professional as soon as possible. Here at Townsen Memorial Hospital and Emergency Room, our specialists are experienced in a variety of trauma care, including wound care to make sure that infection does not spread and loss of function does not occur. 

WHEN TO SEE A DOCTOR

Medical care for wounds prevents infection and resulting complications and loss of function. If you are:

  • Bitten by a human or animal
  • Cut yourself on an unsterilized object 
  • Have an open wound deeper than 1/2 inch
  • Still bleeding after applying direct pressure
  • Still bleeding after 20 minutes 
  • Experiencing unusual soreness days after the cut or abrasion

 We strongly urge that you come in to our Emergency Room to seek medical treatment. Receiving wound treatment can save limbs and lives.  

    TREATMENT

    At Townsen Memorial Hospital and Emergency Room our specialists are knowledgeable about treating wounds and our hospital accepts most insurance plans, easing your worries and helping you focus on your recovery. Types of treatments that we offer are:

    • Stitches
    • Antibiotics
    • Topical medicines
    • Tetanus immunizations
    • And more!

    SEEK HELP

    If you have experienced a serious wound, it is time to get help. Fortunately, at Townsen Memorial Hospital Emergency Room, we are well versed in wound treatment. Our innovative facilities and experienced staff mean that when you trust us with your emergency care, you’ll never get stuck in a waiting room.

    Conveniently located in Humble, TX right off of I69 and FM 1960, we can help you get back on your feet and doing the things you love pain-free in no time. Visit townsenmemorialhospital.com/contact or call (281) 845-8916 for more information.