CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1280259680
Control external bleeding.
Controlling should include
- care for open wounds, including abrasions, lacerations, avulsions, and puncture wounds
- use of various types of bandages and compresses
- application of direct pressure
- care for a severed body part
- care for an embedded object
- care for a nosebleed
- care for a mouth, tooth, or lip injury.
- Why is it recommended to apply pressure to a wound?
- What measures other than pressure can be implemented to control bleeding?
- How can it be determined whether it is necessary to use a tourniquet?
- What measures can a home health aide implement to prevent the spread of infection during wound care?
- What vital-sign changes should a home health aide report to a supervisor during an episode of bleeding?
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