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Skin tears need special bandages to avoid tearing again when the bandage is removed. You don't want a standard Bandaid put on one.
The house physician has turned out to be a wonderful doctor, and I’m very satisfied with her care.
Since you’ve chosen to share very little about the person for whom you care, I’d suggest to you to ask very specific questions about your LO, who oversees the LO’S care, and what rules they may or may not be concerning personal items, especially if there are any cases of Covid in the facility.
Hope everything smooths out for you and your LO.
Sheared skin? Sheared skin where?
Has this damaged skin been examined by somebody properly qualified to do it? And whose skin is it? - what medical conditions are relevant? - any known allergies?
With all these supplementary questions, perhaps it now seems less silly to answer your question with "yes, they do."
Are you talking about skin tears. Never heard of sheared skin. Skin tears they usually use Terri strips. They pull the skin together. They may need to order them. The only reason I have any is because my daughter (woundcare RN) gave them to me for Mom.
When Mom was in AL they did need an order for meds and even over the counter stuff. So maybe they need an order for a special bandage you may need. Like said, it may be considered a woundcare thing and that is a specialty. An aide should not be doing woundcare.