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Cleaning and Dressing Wounds - First Aid - About.com
May 29, 2014 ... covered evaluating a wound to decide if you need to seek emergency treatment for stitches. However, that's only part of caring for an open ...
http://firstaid.about.com/od/softtissueinjuries/a/06_stitches_2.htm
First Aid Treatment for a Puncture Wound - About.com
May 13, 2014 ... Puncture wounds can be deep or shallow and large or small. Treatment depends on the severity of the puncture wound and the size of the ...
http://firstaid.about.com/od/softtissueinjuries/ht/07_puncture.htm
How to Dress a Wound - First Aid - About.com
May 19, 2014 ... Most lacerations and abrasions can be handled at home without ever going to the emergency room. To take care of wounds at home, they must ...
http://firstaid.about.com/od/firstaidbasics/ht/07_dress_wounds.htm
Caring for Your Incision After Surgery - About.com
Find out the right way to care for your incision to heal quickly after your ... Later on , you'll be able to determine if your wound looks better or worse than it did ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/aftersurgery/a/IncisionsCare.htm
Using Peroxide and Alcohol on an Incision - Surgery - About.com
Jun 30, 2014 ... Find out the best ways to care for an incision after surgery, including whether ... Some ointments actually keep the wound moist, which makes a ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/aftersurgery/qt/PeroxideSurgery.htm
Wound Care - How to Dress a Wound Video
If you get a minor cut or a wound, you can most often treat it right at home. See how to care for a wound, and learn when you should seek medical attention.
http://video.about.com/firstaid/How-to-Dress-a-Wound.htm
Caring for Wounds After Surgery - Plastic Surgery, An Overview
Jun 23, 2014 ... Many patients want to know how to properly care for their wounds after surgery in order to speed healing and minimize the chance of infection.
http://plasticsurgery.about.com/od/historyofplasticsurgery/qt/wound_care.htm
Types of Drainage From a Surgical Wound - Surgery - About.com
May 30, 2014 ... In some cases, drainage can be a sign of infection, but for most people, good wound care will prevent an infection from occurring. Preventing ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/aftersurgery/a/Types-Of-Drainage-Exudate-From-A-Surgical-Wound.htm
Surgical Wound Dehiscence and Evisceration - Surgery - About.com
May 27, 2014 ... It is also known as “wound separation.” A healthy, healing wound should be well- approximated, meaning that the edges meet neatly and are ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/aftersurgery/ss/DehiscenceEvisc.htm
What to Do About Pus From a Wound or Incision - Surgery - About.com
May 29, 2014 ... Pus coming from a wound or a surgical incision can be a serious problem. ... prescribe antibiotics, ointments or a special incision care program.
http://surgery.about.com/od/questionsanswers/qt/IncisionPus.htm
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