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Wound Management (Sub-Acute Care)

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NRH's wound management programs are designed for patients whose disruptions in the skin require skilled nursing treatments that cannot be delivered effectively in the home. Typical conditions for patients in this program include decubitus ulcer, post-op wound repair, non-healing surgical wounds, burns and other results of injury or illness.

Program Goal

NRH seeks to promote wound healing while maintaining a patient's functional ability or potential.

Partial Listing of Program Services

Skin/wound care by multi-disciplinary team, including physicians, nurse, physical therapists, and an infection control specialist. Other program services include:

  • Enteral therapy
  • Nutritional therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Therapeutic recreation
  • Case management

Appropriate DRGs for Acute and Sub-acute Level Patients

  • 217 Wound debridement and skin graft (except hand)
  • 263/264 Skin graft and/or debridement for ulcer and cellulitis
  • 280/281 Trauma to skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • 287 Skin graft and wound debridement for endocrine disease
  • 439 Skin graft for injury
  • 271 Skin ulcers
  • 277/278 Cellulitis
  • 440 Wound debridement for injury
  • 472 Extensive burns with O.R. procedure
  • 459 Non-extensive burns with wound debridement

Last Updated: 03/07/01 | ©2000 Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network