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10.12 Finger Tip Dressing

To provide a complete non-adherent compression dressing for an injured finger tip, first cut out an L-shaped segment from a strip of polyurethane or oil-emulsion (Adaptic) gauze. Cover the gauze with antibiotic ointment to provide occlusion and prevent adhesion.

What to do:

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