Wednesday, October 19, 2011

A small cut...

Hello to all!

Last night we had a young man came to our gate with a cut on his finger... he had been working at the school up the mountain and apparently got a machete cut!

A nice slice! It was pretty deep, but very clean.

Anita sterilized the cut and surrounding area.

Butterfly bandages... the instrument of choice in a situation like this!
It wasn't bad enough for stitches, yet big enough a normal bandage wouldn't do. 

On goes the butterfly bandage!

After the butterfly bandage went a large standard bandage
and then some

All finished! He's going to be coming back to the clinic today
for a fresh wrap and bandage. He should be healed up in no time!

Emergency runs.

  In comes another pregnant lady with complications, head injurys or some for sickness we can't treat and needs to be sent off to town, ...