Nursing Care of Skin Damage of Elbow Gottron’s Disease in a Case of Amyopathic Dermatomyositis Based on Multidisciplinary Cooperation
Author(s): Sha Yaping, Xu Hongbo, Qian Liping, Wang Haiting
Objectives: To analyze the effect of multidisciplinary collaboration in the treatment of skin lesion wounds caused by Gottron's disease of elbow in a patient with amyopathic dermatomyositis.
Methods: A multi-disciplinary team of rheumatologists, orthopaedicians, nutritionists and wound therapists are formed to cooperate in patient disease control, wound debridement, wound bed preparation and surgically sutured the wound of joints.
Results: The right elbow wound of the patient healed in 47 days and the left elbow wound healed in 74 days.
Conclusions: Multidisciplinary cooperation can take care of patients in an all-round way, reduce wound pain and wound healing.