Tech- Wound Management (Beneficial Effects of Wound Bandaging)

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  1. What does a bandage protect you from?
    further contamination
  2. What does a bandage prevent?2
    • wound disiccation(extreme dryness)
    • hematoma and seroma formation
  3. What does a bandage also prevent by immobilizing the wound?
    cellular disruption
  4. What does a bandage minimize?
    surrounding edema
  5. What does a bandage absorb?
    exudates and debris
  6. A bandage promotes retention of CO2 and creation of what?
    an acidic environment
  7. Bandages facilitate O2 dissociation from hemoglobin which subsequently...
    inc O2 in the wound
  8. Bandaging also  keeps the wound _ which facilitates healing
    warm
  9. What can delay wound healing:DCABE
    • desiccation
    • cold
    • alkaline environment
    • bacteria
    • exudates
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Tech- Wound Management (Beneficial Effects of Wound Bandaging)
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