Care recipient (cr) has bruises

Try: Treat the bruising by alternating hot and cold compresses do not place directly on the skin use a thin cloth as a barrier question the cr about the bruises date and notate his or her response if abuse is suspected carefully document the physical state of the cr every time you notice new bruising consider photographing the bruises with the cr’s permission report suspected abuse to a social worker

Materials: Hot and cold compresses thin cloth notebook pen digital camera

Categories: Maintenance, Medical Physical

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Keywords: Abuse bruising first aid

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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