Medical Services

Phelps County Regional Medical Center (PCRMC) offers comprehensive wound care services to patients with chronic or non-healing wounds. The PCRMC Comprehensive Wound Center, located near the North Entrance of the hospital, has knowledgeable specialists who can help find the right treatment plans for your chronic wounds or injuries.

What are chronic wounds?

  • Wounds that have resisted traditional treatments
  • Wounds that often take longer than normal to heal
  • Wounds that are not in the inflammatory stage

What causes chronic wounds?

Several factors may contribute to wounds that have not healed properly with conventional treatments, including the following:

  • Arterial insufficiencies
  • Diabetes
  • Neuropathy
  • Poor circulation
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Surgical incisions
  • Trauma
  • Venous insufficiencies

What types of treatments are available?

PCRMC has experienced providers, nurses and staff to work with patients to find the best healing option for them. Treatments at the PCRMC Comprehensive Wound Center may include one or more of the following:

  • Compression
  • Negative-pressure wound therapy
  • Offloading cast system
  • Ostomies
  • Antimicrobials

Why should I choose PCRMC for wound care?

At the PCRMC Comprehensive Wound Center, our caring staff provides each patient with an individualized treatment plan that can be adjusted to fit his or her unique needs over time. Additionally, having a general surgeon on staff who specializes in wound care greatly benefits the patients.

What can I expect from the PCRMC Comprehensive Wound Center?

Patients who choose the PCRMC Comprehensive Wound Center will receive an evaluation, treatment plan and a review of their goals for therapy. Patients may see the PCRMC Comprehensive Wound Center nursing staff once or twice a week and can expect follow-up evaluations with a provider at least every 30 days.

For more information on the PCRMC Comprehensive Wound Center, call 573-426-2214.