Health-related quality of life can be impacted by the presence of wounds, which can be accompanied by changes in people’s daily life, such as: pain, limitations, dependence, altered self-esteem, fear, anguish, isolation and suffering. Fundación Valle de Lili’s Wound Management Clinic is an outpatient service, which offers comprehensive and specialized quality care in order to improve prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of wounded and ostomized patients, encouraging the return to daily activities with a better quality of life. For hospitalized patients, good management by the Wound Management Clinic decreases prolonged hospital stay, favoring family bonds.
Our service is addressed to adult and pediatric patients with acute and chronic high-complexity injuries or difficult to manage injuries. Education is also provided regarding ostomy care (gastrostomies, jejunostomy, nephrostomies, urostomies, cystostomies, tracheostomy, thoracostomies, colostomies and ileostomies) and other drainage systems that require special care through quality care and self-care-oriented education.
Highly qualified nurses specialized in wound and ostomy care are part of our service; they provide clinical support to the treating physician, depending on the specialty.
Fundación Valle del Lili’s Wound Management Clinic provides the necessary infrastructure, human resources and high-tech supplies to provide quality care, considering patient safety and humanized treatment. Also, the necessary tools are permanently provided to patients and their families in order to ensure good quality of life regarding the management of their wound or ostomy, avoiding complications that may lead to amputations.