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Exposing a wound to 100 percent oxygen can speed the healing process.
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Success with healing wounds
Anyone needing help with non-healing wounds belongs at Bayfront Health. Using the latest advanced technologies, our wound care specialists and trained nursing staff will help develop a customized treatment plan for each patient. Bayfront Health St. Petersburg has received a Certification of Commendation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, recognizing our commitment to the highest standard of care. And with five hyperbaric wound centers throughout our system, you’re never far from the specialized care you need.
Our services include:
- Wound care
- Pain management
- Diabetic education
- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
- Advanced Doppler studies
- Transcutaneous oximetry
Wound care is available at Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, Spring Hill, St. Petersburg and Venice hospitals.