Your most amazing wounds and gore!!!! Anyone care to share? - page 9
by NICU_Nurse 21,776 Views | 81 Comments
Hey, y'all! Okay, I know this could get a bit scary, so if you're not into this kind of thing, please move on! This has the potential to become VERY GRAPHIC. Disclaimer over. ;>) However, I'm figuring that if this topic could... Read More
- 0Sep 2, '12 by Lynx25I was assisting with a full body dressing change for a patient with TENS. lifted her hand so it could be wrapped...
..and her whole hand neatly degloved, ripping at the wrist. I was left holding her hand up by an inside-out glove of skin, attached only around her fingernails.
I was horrified, naturally, as I was only a student at the time. The nurse said not to worry about it- apparently two days prior he was turning a brand new admission to the burn unit, and her hand was so charred it just snapped off in his hands like a cheeto.