Care recipient (cr) needs a pressure dressing applied to a wound

Try: #wait for the bleeding to stop and apply a pressure dressing by pressing folded layers of cloth or gauze over the wound #press the dressing with a small amount of pressure and wrap with a bandage

Materials: Gauze clean cloths bandages

Categories: Medical Physical

Information: Do not put regular cotton or cotton balls on the wound do not apply ointments or medicines to deep wounds do not try to clean a deep wound that is bleeding profusely unless medical help will not be there for a long time the wound has been contaminated

References: Adapted from information found in the new family medical guide edited by edwin kiester jr

Keywords: First aid wound care bleeding

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

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