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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.

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