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Dressing an ulcer. Hospital nurse dressing an ulcer on a 10-year-old child's backside. She is using sterile gloves and clothing to prevent infection as she uncovers, cleans and recovers the ulcer. The other nurse is reassuring the child and providing support. An anaesthetic is being given through a mask to relieve the pain during the procedure. Photographed in the Orthopaedic Surgery Nursing Ward at the Robert Debre Hospital, Paris, France.
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