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CHEMICAL BURN

38-year old male patient with a chemical burn wound after contact with masonry mortar following an abrasion

  PREVIOUS TREATMENT

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.

  TREATMENT WITH  

Wound cleansing with water, application of    and coverage with a non-woven gauze held in place with a plaster.

  RESULT

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.”

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