Journal articlesImproving outcomes through innovation: An evaluation of Accel-Heal® in chronic wounds

Improving outcomes through innovation: An evaluation of Accel-Heal® in chronic wounds

19/11/13 | Articles | Jackie Griffin

Improving outcomes through innovation: An evaluation of Accel-Heal® in chronic woundsManagement of chronic wounds is a growing problem. Many wounds heal slowly, do not heal, or deteriorate, despite efforts to promote tissue repair. In light of changes to health policy and a drive for innovation, clinicians should be taking advantage of emerging technologies to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs. Accel-Heal® (Synapse Micro- Current Ltd) is an innovative medical device that uses a specific proprietary sequence of micro-current electrical pulses that interact with biological processes that are dormant within a wound. This article examines the use of Accel-Heal in three case studies.