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How to apply ointment to open wounds and incisions

Updated: Jan 23, 2023

Ointments are great for adding moisture which can promote faster healing than leaving wounds open to the air. Ointments may contain properties to help prevent and treat an infection. However, how you apply ointments can create issues that delay healing when not applied correctly.

Here is a video to help you apply ointments correctly.

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