Care Instructions category

Glued wound – care instructions

Keep the glued wound dry for 5 days Avoid touching, rubbing or scratching the wound during that time If the wound area is exposed to abrasion or dirt, you can protect the wound with a dermatitis or bandage. Avoid situations where the skin around the wound is exposed...

Guidelines to follow up patient with concussion

Concussion (commotio cerebri) is a temporary symptom of the brain caused by a trauma to a head, without permanent tissue damage. Concussion may be a result of a fall, slip, trauma/impact or blow to a head. Symptoms Impact or trauma to a head may cause decreased level...

Walking with crutches

Set crutches on front of you.Move the casted leg in between the crutches.Take a step forward with the healthy leg, passing the crutches and other leg.Walking the stairs with crutches, upwardsStep one stair up with your healthy leg.Then bring the crutches and the leg...

Sutured wound / Instructions for patient

Sutured wound should be kept dry and clean One can remove the dressing or bandage within a day after the procedure Surgical tape can be left on top of the wound until the stitches should be removed if it remains dry and clean. If the surgical tape gets dirty or there...

How to rehearse a casted wrist

Practice often during the day. Repeat the exercises 10 times The purpose of exercises is to reduce swelling, quicken circulation, maintaining muscle tone, preventing stiffening of joints Fist your fingers tightly - then open your fist.Spread your fingers forcefully...