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Wound Care Products

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What are the essential wound care products?

  • Rolled gauze and gauze pads
  • Surgipad surgical dressing
  • Nonstick pads
  • HURT-FREE® Design paper or cloth tape
  • Waterproof pad
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Pain reliever, such as acetaminophen

 

What are some important additional items?

  • Disposable gloves
  • Surface mat
  • Small trash bags
  • Saline water
  • Antibacterial soap and hand sanitizer
  • Bandages in assorted sizes
  • Cotton balls and swabs
  • Antibacterial soaking solution for wound compresses
  • Scissors to cut gauze or tape
  • Petroleum jelly to protect the wound by preventing loss of moisture
  • Pillows to cushion and raise your wound for comfort and to avoid throbbing
  • Cast, splint or sling, as directed by your healthcare provider
  • Ice packs or heating pads for minor bruises, strains and sprains
  • Healthcare provider phone number(s)
  • Local pharmacy phone number(s)17,18
  • Nurse Hotline: 1-800-526-3967 (8am to 8pm EST)

 

 

References

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Have your wound care supplies ready before you get back from the hospital, so you can relax when you get home.