Steps of a wet to dry dressing - page 6

by oxyjen | 169,765 Views | 50 Comments

Hi, I need to write a plan of care for a wet to dry dressing, lots of steps and I'm not sure when the sterile gloves go on. Could you help? Here is the scenerio I've come up with: position patient pad bed, emesis basin... Read More

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    It's frustrating. Wet-to-dry dressings at best will do little real harm to otherwise clean and normal post-op wound. It's totally inappropriate for more complicated high-risk wounds. Non-healing wounds deserve a wound consult. Wet-to-dry orders are lazy and acting under the basic assumption the wound will heal itself (clearly not the case above).

    Just my . Mine and.... the literature's :spin:

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