Wound Aware?

Are you

Wound Awareness Week: 17th -21st October 2016

Denise Drysdale

Wounds Australia Ambassador

What are the wound warning signs?

See your health care professional if you or someone in your family has any of these signs:

Pain and heat

Odour

Excess Fluid

Slow healing

Chronic Disease and ageing

Wounds that are red, swollen, hot to touch and very painful

Wounds with a strange or unpleasant smell

Wounds that have a thick, yellowish fluid

Wounds taking longer than a month to heal

People over 65 years and/or with chronic diseases such as diabetes, are more at risk

You don't have to suffer in silence

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