Infected Wounds

About Infected Wounds

KCI provides an integrated portfolio of proven solutions to assist with the management of infected wounds, when combined with appropriate good clinical practice, such as debridement and systemic antibiotics. Our products have been shown to facilitate healing in the hospital or home.

The Science Behind Our Products

Our solutions are built on a deep scientific expertise, supported by a large body of clinical evidence.

Why It Matters

Every infected wound requires a decisive treatment plan to help rapidly clear the infection and re-establish an environment for healing. A decisive treatment regime can change the course and cost of infected wound management:

  • In the average 500-bed hospital, infected wounds add 10 days to the length of stay and $2,185 in treatment costs per day 1,2
  • A 30-day hospital readmission rate of 19.1% for infection ranks among the highest causes for readmission in U.S. hospitals 3
  • Treating patients for Staphylococcus aureus infections, the most commonly identified pathogen in chronic wounds,4  more than triples the average hospital costs of other patients.
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