Wound Care

Wound Care Teaching 2604

Patient was instructed To help your ulcer heal more quickly, follow the advice below:Regularly exercise your legs by moving your feet up and down, and rotating them at the ankles.

Wound Care Teaching 2603

Patient was instructed to help your ulcer heal more quickly, follow the advice below: try to keep active by walking regularly, whenever you're sitting or lying down, keep your affected leg elevated with your toes level with your eyes.

Wound Care Teaching 2602

Patient was instructed on leg wound's use direct pressure and elevation to control bleeding and swelling. When wrapping the wound, always use a sterile dressing or bandage. Very minor wounds may heal without a bandage.

Wound Care Teaching 2595

Instructed patient about diabetic ulcer keep your blood sugar under control. In addition to reducing your risk of ulcers, tight blood sugar control helps your body heal existing ulcers

Wound Care Teaching 2594

Instructed patient keep pressure off your ulcer, especially if it’s on your foot. This may mean you need to use crutches, special footwear, a brace, or other devices. Reducing pressure and irritation helps ulcers heal faster.

Wound Care Teaching 2591

Instructed patient keep the sore covered with a special dressing. This protects against infection and helps keep the sore moist so it can heal.

Wound Care Teaching 2590

Instructed patient DO NOT massage the skin near or on the ulcer. This can cause more damage. DO NOT use donut-shaped or ring-shaped cushions. They reduce blood flow to the area, which may cause sores.

Wound Care Teaching 2589

Instructed patient take care of your health. Eat healthy foods. Getting the right nutrition will help you heal. Lose excess weight.Get plenty of sleep. Ask your provider if it's OK to do gentle stretches or light exercises. This can help improve circulation.

Wound Care Teaching 2588

Instructed patient avoid slipping or sliding as you move positions. Try to avoid positions that put pressure on your sore.

Wound Care Teaching 2580

Instructed patient eat healthy foods. Getting the right nutrition will help you heal.Lose excess weight. Get plenty of sleep.Ask your provider if it's OK to do gentle stretches or light exercises. This can help improve circulation.