Managing finger degloving injuries
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Managing finger degloving injuries

Joanna Inman Junior Sister
Sarah Gilbert Research Nurse/ Hand Therapist, Blond Mdndoe Centre, The Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, West Sussex

This article discusses the acute management of degloving injuries in the A&E department prior to transfer to a specialist unit

Degloving injuries can occur in a wide variety of settings, such as industrial, recreational, and at home. The result is often severe, and affects all aspects of the injured person’s life.

Emergency Nurse. 1, 2, 16-17. doi: 10.7748/en.1.2.16.s4

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