• If just the tip of your finger was removed, the wound will typically heal on its own with a protective dressing and regular cleaning. • For more severe injuries, a portion of skin may need to be taken from another part of the body (graft) and attached to the wound site until it heals. • If a large portion of the finger was amputated, it may be possible to reattach it surgically (replantation). HOME CARE INSTRUCTIONS • Take medicines only as directed by your health care provider. • If you were prescribed an antibiotic medicine, finish all of it even if you start to feel better.
You have a fever. You have not been able to have a bowel movement, and you are in pain and vomiting. You have shortness of breath. You are very tired (lethargic) or have confusion. Summary Ischemic colitis is damage to the large intestine due to reduced blood flow (ischemia) to the colon.
Following repair, a few precautions are necessary to promote rapid healing and to prevent infection. The sutures usually dissolve within a couple of weeks at most. Increasing pain, a serosanguineous or purulent discharge, and a foul odor may all signal infection and should be reported to the healthcare provider promptly. The patient should take adequate fiber and fluids in her diet to avoid constipation. In case the tear involves the anal sphincter, the use of laxatives for a specified period may help avert a natural hesitation to pass feces and ensure that stool hardening does not develop.
To prevent AD: Check if your urine is smelly or cloudy. These are signs of infection. Do your best to have regular bowel movements. Ask your health care provider what to do if you are constipated. Check your skin and feet for redness, swelling, cuts, scrapes, ulcers, or bruises.
The first thing to do is to stop the bleeding until the EMS arive. Stop the bleeding and place a sterile bandage or clean cloth on the wound. Press the bandage firmly with your palm to control bleeding. Maintain pressure by binding the wound tightly with a bandage or a piece of clean cloth. Secure with adhesive tape.
People whose hands are frequently exposed to water, such as healthcare workers, often experience irritant contact dermatitis of the hands. About 80% of contact dermatitis are irritant one. The skin can be damaged in several ways i.e. detergents, soaps, bleach which can remove the protective oily layer and so leave the skin unprotected. Physical damage appears when the skin is cut or teared.