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Surgical Dressing (wound) Definition,Purposes of Surgical Dressing,General rules for applying Surgical Dressing Signs and symptoms of affected circulation Signs and symptoms,Surgical Dressing Procedure,Instruments,Surgical Dressing Video Tutorial,all information about Surgical Dressing,mentioned Below.

SURGICAL DRESSING WOUND CARE DEFINITION

• A sterile protective covering applied to an area with aseptic technique, with or without medications
PURPOSE:-

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• To cleanliness and comfort,
• To the wound Promote wound healing,
• To apply pressure promote homeostasis,
• To prevent further injury,
• To prevent further infection,
• To absorbs secretions,
• To provide cosmetic effect,
• To prevent deformities and loss of function,
• To apply medications for wound healing,
• To prevent cross infections,
• To restore the functions of the part,

Surgical Dressing General Instructions:-

• Check for doctor orders,
• Identify patient with Name, age, bed no, conform the correct patient,
• Dressing should be done after bed making and unit cleaning never do dressing when air is dusty from sweeping, bed making, or in dust storm.
• Wash hand s before starting procedure,
• If several dressings are done in sequence, the hand wash should be done after each procedure,
• Be economical: do not waste dressing and medications etc…
• If dressing sticks to wounds, moistens with sterile normal saline solution or hydrogen peroxide

,• Don,t Move fracture Limb Unnecessary,

Surgical Dressing Equipments:-

A sterile tray containing:-
• Sterile dressing sets,
• Cotton swabs 6,
• Dressing gauze 6,
• Gauze pad 6,
• Dissecting forceps 3 pairs,
• Bowls 2,
• Sterile suture removal scissors 1 pair,
• Sterile suture scissors packs 2,
• Vaseline gauze,

Instrument Tray Containing:-
• Haemostat (pair of artery forceps),
• Thumb forceps,
• Probe,
• Transfer forceps,
• Safety pins,
• Two pairs sterile gloves,
• Trolley or medicine container,
• Alcohol,
• Hydrogen peroxide,
• Ointment,
• Mercurochrome,
• Betadine-povidine,
• Gention violet,
• Savlon,
• Dettol,
• Eusol,
• Normal saline,
• Adhesive plaster,
Bandages different sizes,
• Mackintosh and treatment towel,
• Kidney tray and paper bag,

Surgical Dressing Procedure:-

• Explain procedure to the patient in simple terms what is being done,
• Screen the patient,
• Arrange the articles on the bed side trolley,
• Expose only the site to be dressed,
• Place kidney tray and paper bag near to the patient,
• Protect bed linen with mackintosh and towel,
• Remove the outer dressing with hand and discard it in paper bag,
• Wash hands dry it,
• Open the dressing set,
• Arrange equipment conveniently,
• Remove inner layer of dressing with one forceps and discard dressing in to The paper        bag,
• And forceps into the disinfectant,
• Moisten the swabs with normal saline
• Clean the around with normal saline,
• Wipe with dry cotton swabs and clean with spirit,
• Take the required medicine with sterile spatula and
• Spread it in thin layer over a gauze piece and cover the wound,
• Apply sterile dressing and apply bandage securely with use of adhesive plaster,
• Discard the used instruments into the disinfectant solution
• Remove mackintosh and towel and place it on the lower shelf of trolley ,
• Discard soiled dressings and swabs,
• Wash hands,
• Make patient comfortable,dressing
• Take the trolley to the wash room clean and replace the articles for next use,
For More Information:- Video tutorial for Surgical Dressing Click Here
Record the procedure:-
• Time,
• Date,
• Medication and treatment,
• Nurses notes,
• Sign.

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  1. SANJEEV KUMAR THAKUR

    5 years dressing experince and 1YEAR DRESSAR CIRTIFICATE COURCE IMTR(INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL &TECHNOLOGYCAL RESEARCH) 3,BOW STREET,KOLKATA-700012 ;R
    EGD’NO :IMTR/KGNPMCH/163934/2010, FIRST DIVISION 75/MARKS

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    1. SANJEEV KUMAR THAKUR

      I LIKE SERVICE (DRRSSING CUT&WOUND AND OTHER…..) 5YEAR EXPERIANCE WITH 1YEAR DRESSAR TECHNOLOGY CIRTIFICATE COURCE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL&TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH REGD.OFFICE: 3 BOW STREET,KOLKATA-700012,
      I UNIMPLIED MAN . D O B 02JANUARY 1971. REGD NO: IMTR/KGNPMCH/163934/2010 DIVISION FIRST. MARKS ABOVE 75% CATOGARY GEN /I AM POOR MAN.;

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