Metas de Enfermería

Metas de Enfermería

ABRIL 2005 N° 3 Volumen 8

Removal of a fish hook

Section: Hands on

How to quote

Ruiz MJ. Extracción de un anzuelo. Metas de Enferm abr 2005; 8(3): 18-20


Mª José Ruiz Reguera


Diplomada en Enfermería.

Contact address

Avda. Océano Atlántico, 9. Lebrija, Sevilla.


This article describes the procedure for the removal of a fish hook, a rather frequent accident in coastal areas.
The necessary material is shown and each of the steps of procedure is explained in detail to perform the removal with absolute safety. The article also explains how to prevent infection and how to act in special situations.


removal of a fish hook; nursing procedureinfection

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Extracción de un anzuelo