Knowing your ‘dydoe’ from your ‘Madonna’: an emergency nurse guide to body piercing
Mike Hayward Professional nurse adviser, Acute and emergency care at the RCN
Rabina Tindale A&E lead nurse, Dewsbury District Hospital, Yorkshire, RCN Emergency Care Association
MIKE HAYWARD and RABINA TINDALE offer a guide on the care and complications associated with body piercings and on their removal
Body piercing is now a common practice among people of all age groups in the UK, and most experienced emergency nurses will almost certainly have cared for patients with pierced noses, navels or nipples.
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