Should you pop a blister?
What should I use to clean wounds?
I've always heard that you should dry out wounds and leave them open to the air, is this the best treatment?
How can I find a wound care clinician in my area?
The Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses Society http://www.wocn.org/ for nurses certified in wound care
The Association for Advancement of Wound Care http://aawconline.org/ for wound certified specialists: physicians, nurses, physical therapists, podiatrists and wound clinics
The American Professional Wound Care Association http://www.apwca.org/ for wound certified specialists: physicians, nurses, physical therapists, podiatrists
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