GFL PARENT RESPONDER CLINIC July 28, 2018 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  1. GFL PARENT RESPONDER CLINICJuly 28, 2018 WOUND CARE

  2. Common Types of Wounds • Abrasion (scrape) • Laceration (deep cut)

  3. Abrasion • Causes: • Sliding on grass/tar • “Turf Burn” Treatment: • Wash with antiseptic towelettes • Apply triple antibiotic • Cover with band aid or gauze/pre-wrap/tape *Instruct athletes to go home and rewash wound with warm soapy water once practice/game is done to further prevent infection*

  4. Supplies Needed

  5. DEMONSTRATION

  6. Laceration • Treatment: • Stop bleeding • Wash out debris • Cover with butterfly closure strips • *use caution, may need to refer to doctor for stitches

  7. Common Laceration Sites • Eyebrow • Cheek • Nose • Chin • Scalp • Elbow

  8. Supplies Needed

  9. Butterfly Closure Strip Examples Wrist

  10. Wound Irrigation • Wound irrigation is the steady flow of a solution (water or saline) across an open wound surface to achieve wound hydration and to remove debris

  11. Wound Irrigation • Wound irrigation is helpful to clean dirt, turf rubber and grass from wounds. • *although you may not get everything, cleaning the wound as much as possible reduces rate of infection Saline Wash is not provided in kit but can be purchased at your local drug store for around $5

  12. Wound Irrigation Step by Step • Stop bleeding • Wash wound • Pat dry • Cover with gauze/pre-wrap/tape • Refer to doctor if wound exhibits signs of infection

  13. Signs of Infection • Redness around wound • Yellow or green pus or discharge coming from wound • Swelling and tenderness around wound • Skin is hot to touch • Presents with fever *ANY SIGN OF INFECTION, REFER IMMEDIATELY TO A DOCTOR

  14. DEMONSTRATION

  15. Bloody Nose • A bloody nose doesn’t always mean its broken • To stop a bloody nose do not tilt head back • Lean forward and pinch bridge of nose • Apply nose plug

  16. Bloody Nose • Do not allow patient to blow nose until the bleed has clotted • *Assess the situation – bloody noses may be as a result to a hit • Remove from play and refer to physician if a hit to the head has occurred with risk of concussion • Refer to doctor if the nose has an obvious deformity

  17. DEMONSTRATION

  18. ALWAYS USE GLOVES • Gloves are personal protective equipment • Always wear gloves when dealing with blood & bodily fluids

  19. Any Questions?