Wet To Dry Dressing Change

Wet To Dry Dressing Change. Follow any instructions you are given. Checklist 36 outlines the steps for performing a wet to moist dressing change.

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Time, date, and initial all. Use tape or rolled gauze to hold this dressing in place. Try to space the dressing changes out as evenly as possible.

Wash Hands With Soap And Water.

With this type of dressing, a wet (or moist) gauze dressing is put on. Open 2 packs of sterile gauze, do not touch gauze. Changing a wet to dry dressing.

Secure Dressing With Tape Or Montgomery Straps If Dry Or Wet To Damp Dressing.

Deep wounds with undermining and tunneling need to be packed loosely. Replace tape if site is edematous or not intact. If available, spray wound cleanser on base of wound.

It Will Have Dead Tissue Attached To It.

Watch emily (and jan behind the camera) from dr. They help clean the wound and remove dead tissue. With this type of dressing, a wet (or moist) gauze dressing is put on your wound and allowed to dry.

The Dressing Is Changed 1 To 3 Times A Day.

Wet to dry a wet to dry dressing is used to remove dead tissue from a wound. The dressing is allowed to dry and adhere to the tissue in the wound bed. Use tape or rolled gauze to hold this dressing in place.

Smooth Tape In Place By Gently Stroking The Surface To Maximize Adhesion.

Close it securely, then put it in a second plastic bag, and close that bag securely. A piece of gauze is moistened with a cleansing solution. Wash your hands again when you are finished.