Aging population increases demand for specialized wound care

02/28/2012 | WBBH-TV (Fort Myers, Fla.)

Conditions associated with aging -- such as diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, arterial disease and cancer -- are driving demand for specialized wound care. "As our population gets older and is living longer we're just seeing a higher and higher incidence of these diseases and therefore higher and higher incidence of chronic non-healing wounds," said Robert Kupsaw, medical director of Florida-based Lee Memorial Health System's Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

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