Nursing management on emergency wound
R. Fernando García González, Manuel Gago Fornells, Sol Chumilla López, Victoriana Gaztelu Valdés.
Wounds occupy a high percentage in the demands of the emergency service, both inpatient and outpatient, are lesions caused by the effect of an external agent acting abruptly over a part of our body, causing a skin surface or mucosa breakdown, a discontinuity in the epithelium it takes. In this article we focus on the importance of an initial integral assessment of the wound: causal mechanism that caused it and time that has elapsed since the occurrence, as both are of great importance. Also, to properly classify the wound, for later initiate correct care according to the characteristics of each patient and the wound itself. Many are the elements become important in the healing process of the wound itself and a series of factors that are going to make this repair process will be reduced through multiple reasons.
Acute wound, wound healing, wound classification.