38-year old male patient with a chemical burn wound after contact with masonry mortar following an abrasion
Healing of wound by secondary intention with a moistening wound ointment during 2 days. Change and treatment with on day 3 after incidence due to strong pain during application of ointment.
Wound cleansing with water, application of and coverage with a non-woven gauze held in place with a plaster.
Wound closure within 12 days.
CONCLUSION HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL
Esther Hunziker, wound expert, Switzerland
“The application of enabled the body to heal the wound physiologically and without complications. The fact that
the dressing change was easy to perform and that the application of was painfree was experienced by the patient as very helpful. It is important not to remove the scab of such wounds during the healing process because can penetrate through the scab and supports the wound healing process.”