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Incision Care: No Dressing

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Abstract:

This four-page handout provides home care instructions for people recovering from an incision with no dressing, to be left uncovered and open to the air. It contains helpful tips for home care, with guidance on identifying signs of infection, washing and drying the incision, and care for staples, sutures, and steri strips. The document discusses those symptoms for which a doctor should be called immediately.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Surgical stapling, Sutures
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
11/1/2011
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