Wound Awareness Week

Wound Aware?

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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

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