• How Do You Treat Immersion Foot Injury?

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Education

    Patient Presentation
    A 17-year-old male came to clinic because of irritated feet. He had started a summer job at a car wash and was spending long days in a humid, wet environment. He initially had used the impermeable coat, pants and boots that his employer offered, but found the coat and pants were very uncomfortable as he felt they made him hotter and wetter. Therefore he wore cotton clothing. He also wore the boots but noted that water often seeped into the boots and noted “I just have wet feet all day.” He used cotton socks and would not change them during his work day. “My feet are...
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