The general principle with wounds is to keep them clean and keep them covered.
You don't need soap to clean wounds - dabbing with a wet gauze or cloth will do the job. Be careful not to wipe or it may pull away skin and hurt.
Dry wounds by dabbing with a dry gauze or cloth.
Make sure dressings are on securely with tape or something like hypafix, to make sure no bugs can get in.
Posted: Fri 19 Jan 2018