Simple Effective Ways to Care for Skin Wounds and Incisions

There are many nonsurgical strategies for looking after wounds.1 The following is an affordable group of strategies that can easily be taught to patients and their families using simple language. This paper avoids complicated medical words so patients, medical students, and doctors all over the world can read and apply the methods we describe. Plastic surgeons have been using these simple strategies with great success for decades. This approach allows people to look after their own wounds at home at minimal financial and environmental costs with simple materials.


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