# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 1596691740

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Check dressings for increased saturation and changes.

Definition

Check should be performed with the following in mind:
  • Surgical wounds are observed for possible complications by inspection using sight and smell and palpation for appearance, drainage, and pain.
  • Any drainage regardless of color should be reported to the nurse.
  • All dressings should be inspected on all patient rounds.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is serosangious drainage?
  • To whom do you report drainage from a wound?
  • How does one measure the drainage on a dressing?

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