Abdominal Wound Dehiscence
by Cathy Parkes September 01, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021
For abdominal wound dehiscence with evisceration (protruding internal organs):
- Place saline-soaked gauze over wound and protruding organs.
- Do NOT try to reinsert organs!
- Notify provider and prepare the patient for possible surgery (NPO).
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