Wound Care Question - page 3

A little background first: My hubby had a pilonidal sinus and cyst excised in mid Feb. A few weeks ago was his last visit to the surgeon and he was healed to the point that it didn't require packing at all! Well, during the last... Read More

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    great photos

    im a community nurse in england our patients have a shower before we arrive to remove the old dressing, we then lightly pack wounds with aquacel or aquacel ag, if it is deap we would use a gel like intrasite to help granulation, to protect the surrounding skin we would use something like cavilon which gives a barrier. then cover the wound with a waterproof dressing that is comto the patient. if the wound starts to look like it is over granulating then we would use a foam to flatten it. we never use gauze to pack wounds

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