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
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
11/1/2011
Record Last Updated:
10/24/2017

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