PreOp Patient Education
Sunday, September 15, 2019

 


 
Look carefully at the wound. Any of the following should be reported immediately to your doctor or nurse:
  • redness of the wound or surrounding skin
  • drainage from the wound, particularly if it's yellow and smells
  • any bleeding
  • swelling of the skin around the wound
  • separation of the edges of a sutured wound
  • or maceration, a waterlogged appearance of the edges of the wound.
 
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