Tips for Dressing to Scrotum?? - pg.2 | allnurses

Tips for Dressing to Scrotum?? - page 2

I have a patient who is recovering from gangrene of the scrotum. Following surgery to remove the necrotic tissue they stitched him up, but the sutures didn't hold. His scrotum is wide open along... Read More

  1. Visit  hoolahan profile page
    Jay Jay, I have no good suggestions for you either, but I was curious. This has to be one of the most difficult types of dressings.

    All I could think of was to have him sitz bath bid, and cover with vasoline guaze and abds for drainage, then as to how to have had lots of good suggestions here, none I can improve on. And he MUST MUST MUST keep BS under control or all will be for naught. I know a sitz isn't sterile, but how sterile is it really now? At least it would be clean.

    Good luck!