Buruli Ulcer: Prevention of Disability (POD) by L. Lehman, V. Simonet, P. Saunderson, P. Agbenorku

By L. Lehman, V. Simonet, P. Saunderson, P. Agbenorku

This guide is to be used by means of medical professionals, nurses, rehabilitation experts, nationwide Buruli Ulcer regulate Programme managers and different medical experts eager about the prevention of incapacity actions in Buruli ulcer. It presents updated directions in line with the event and difficulties of handling Buruli ulcer within the box in addition to the on hand proof from different stipulations. it is going to be such a lot precious whether it is utilized in conjunction with a participatory approach to education to enhance wisdom and abilities.

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I place a wooden board on the roll of foam and fasten them together with a bandage. The splint is put in place using elasticated bandages with the foam part against the leg. To avoid oedema, I start bandaging from the toes. 4 Wooden board (about 1 cm thick) I reinforce the bandage around the joint to press the knee firmly against the splint. If there is also loss of mobility in the ankle, start by putting the splint on the ankle and then add a knee splint. 51 How can I make foam-based splints? to restore dorsal flexion of the ankle* (help the foot to point upward) 1 I fasten together two wooden boards of about 1-cm wide as shown on the drawing.

Hold this position for one minute, then try to push further and hold again. 37 PrOBleM 3 : Stretching the wrist antideformity position n I ask the person to keep his/her wrist extended for as long as possible at all times. ExErcisEs to bE donE 3 timEs a day for a fEw minutEs n I ask the person to refrain from turning his/her palm downwards while walking. n Hand splint to be worn at night. using the hand in day-to-day activities I encourage the person to use his/her hand in any day-to-day activity that makes them stretch their wrist.

Palm facing the sun With the elbow flexed, grasp your forearm with your healthy hand below the wrist and turn the palm to face upwards. Hold this position for one minute, try to turn further and hold again. Palm facing the sun (two people) The helper grasps the 's arm with both hands, as shown in the picture. Holding the forearm below the wrist, turn the palm to face upwards. Hold the position for one minute, try to turn further and hold again. 39 PrOBleM 5 : Stretching the elbow antideformity position n I ask the person to keep the elbow stretched for as long as possible at all times.

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