These are the following indications for use Xeroform , If you are about to heal a wound , either your own , a family member or a
person on the street , they should know the steps to do it properly and avoid infection or other complications :
Before acting , it is important to wash hands with soap and water.
It should be noted if there is pain , bleeding, wound type and its extension is .
Should know the cause for what to do : for example, no bites need immediate medical attention.
Notes bleeding : If the blood is darker impulses goes to arterial blood is more serious . Then quickly go to a health center for treatment.
If there is bleeding must be pressed with a Xeroform sterile gauze . Failure to have a hand press with a cloth.
Check for foreign objects in the wound (sand, glass … ), but not the extract .
Once the bleeding has stopped, cover the wound making sure that will not stick , taking care that no rebleeding . If you hold any bacterial hand gel to apply it .
What not to do to heal a wound
Never have to apply tourniquets , may cause necrosis of the member.
Leave the wound uncovered .
Remove foreign objects from the wound. The foreign body may be clogging bleeding worse and let it out .
If you are applying pressure to a bleeding , never remove the gauze / cloth in contact with the wound, as it can break the layer being created to stop the bleeding .