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Wound care booklet

By Nadine Semer | 11 Oct, 2010

I have just received LOTS of printed copies of this wound care booklet. If anyone would like some- to use for teaching/whatever, I'd be happy to send them to you. Just drop me an email: with your information.

Attached resource:
  • The Help Guide to Basics of Wound Care (download, 632.3 KB)

    Summary: Author: Nadine B. Semer MD, FACS
    Editor: Hugh G. Watts MD
    Posted with the permission of the publisher, Global-HELP Organization (global-help.org)

    Table of Contents

    INTRODUCTION 3

    EVALUATING AN OPEN WOUND 3

    ACUTE WOUNDS 3
    Patient information 3
    Events surrounding the injury 4
    Examining the wound 5
    Evaluate for any underlying injury 6

    CHRONIC WOUNDS 7
    Common underlying causes and their treatment 7

    BASIC WOUND CARE 9
    Initial definitions 9
    Supplies 9
    Dressing techniques 11
    Sharp Debridement 12

    APPENDIX
    Wound Closure Options: Reconstructive Ladder 13

    SUMMARY 16

    Source: Global HELP

    Language: English

    Keywords: acute wound, chronic wound, guide, rural healthcare, wound care

Replies

 

Jose Arindaeng, MD, MPH Replied at 3:43 AM, 20 Oct 2010

Thanks, email sent. I'd like to get some for teaching purposes.

Nadine Semer Replied at 12:12 PM, 20 Oct 2010

I didn't get the email with your address- please send it to

nbs

Glenville Liburd Replied at 12:46 PM, 20 Oct 2010

My regular email is:""

Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless device from LIME.

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