One of the most important steps in wound treatment is proper dressing application. Effectively dressing a wound is critical to the healing process.
It is said in communities with moderate wound incidence a full-time nurse (average salary of $67,930) is required for every 5,000 residents, and that gets expensive. Along with proper dressing application, using the proper medical adhesive is critical. This article provides tactics for assessing the wound, choosing the right dressing and adhesive product, and cleaning and dressing the wound.