Advice 1: How to bandage a shoulder

Bandaging of the shoulder joint is necessary in a case of dislocation, fracture or other damage that will need to fix the joint or to keep on the wound covering agent. The use of the most common bandage, but the bandage had performed their functions, to bandage the shoulder properly.
How to bandage a shoulder
You will need
  • Bandage.
Apply the bandage firmly, so she did not slip and did not get off, but not too crushed, causing a deterioration of blood supply and pain. Part of the body, which bandage must be fully available for sabitovna. The procedure is always performed from left to right. The momentum of the bandage may be spiral in the form of intersection, or eight. Ensure that the person who made the dressing, and was always in the correct static position, does not bend back and kept her shoulder.
When strapping the shoulder face to the patient, in the right hand holding the bandage, and in the left the free end. The tension of the bandage should be uniform across the limb to form the pleats. Each successive turnover of the bandage covers the previous one turnover about half. Don't forget about the sterility of the material, and the diameter of the bandage. Too narrow will increase the time of dressing process, and after the dressings will be painful, cutting into the body.
On the joint of the shoulder bintovuju apply a bandage, resembling a spike. With the upper third of the shoulder joint, start to bandage, holding the top round through it. Then keep a bandage in the axilla opposite of the wound side, then front chest and the shoulder joint, entering the axilla on the affected side, and after the overlap in the shoulder area, put the bandage in the axilla healthy side. Bring the bandage to the upper third of the shoulder and there he was, and secure.
If you need to bandage a forearm, use a spiral or similar type of bandage with a bend. Start with a pair of three circular moves, and then move the bandage a little askance than is necessary for a spiral bandage. Hold the bottom edge of the bandage with the left hand thumb. A little roll the head bandage and loop it to itself so that the bottom edge becomes the top and Vice versa. Twist the bandage is only on one line and on one side. Bandaging the elbow and keep it bent at an angle.

Advice 2: How to put the shot in the shoulder

In the case of illness we also need to trust the professionals: doctors and nurses. Some diagnosed, and the second will fulfil all the prescribed procedures: bring pills, measure temperature, make the shots. But sometimes there are situations when the rate of injections should be done manually.
How to put the shot in the shoulder
Medications in the shoulder is introduced into the outer surface, as there are a large number of blood vessels and nerves under the skin, and in the crease here she is easy-going. In the shoulder, you can do subcutaneous and intramuscular injections. Before you give an injection, prepare everything you need: disposable gloves, medical alcohol, cotton wool, disposable syringe and medication.
Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and put on sterile gloves. Prepare the drug for injection. If it is in a sealed vial, remove the protective cap and wipe rubber stopper with alcohol. Then right across the cover type medicine.
A cotton swab dipped in alcohol, wipe the surface of the skin. It is better to use several swabs to wipe the first large surface, and the second a smaller, direct injection site, and a third dry swab, hold the little finger of the left hand (for lefties it will be the right hand).
Remove the needle cap and take in handed the syringe so that it successfully put pressure on the piston. Usually it is clamped between the index and middle finger, while your index finger rests on the needle cannula and the thumb on top of the cylinder.
Mentally divide the shoulder horizontal lines into three parts and the second hand, in which is clamped a cotton swab, gather a fold of skin in the middle part. Should be formed a triangle, facing the base down.
A sharp hand movement insert the needle at a 45° angle to the base of the folds are 1-2 mm deep. Release the fold of skin and release the hand, press the plunger and inject the medication. The site of the injection press with a dry cotton swab and remove the needle.
When performing intramuscular injections in the working hand, hold the syringe with medicine and with your free hand stretch the skin at the injection site. Insert the needle at a right angle at 2/3 of its length and by pressing the plunger, inject the medication. After removing the needle, press the injection site with a dry cotton swab.
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