Wet-to-Dry Dressing - page 2
by PediLove2147, BSN, RN | 13,572 Views | 10 Comments
What is (if there is) the difference between a wet-to-dry dressing and a wet-to-moist dressing. I read up on both but they have the same/very similar description. Thanks.... Read More
- 0Nov 15, '11 by PsychNurseWannaBe, BSN, RNThe problems with wet to dry is that it is not selective what tissue it will remove. You will remove the good with the bad. You have slough, medihoney is greater...even better than Santyl in my opinion. I was taught wet to dry is old school thinking and should not be done. When I see a wet to dry order, I recommend something different. Even a wet to moist, if not done right can macerate tissues around the periwound.