Wound Care:

Taser® Probe Removal

 

Clinical Indications:

 

 

Contraindications:

 

 

Procedure:

 

  1. Ensure wires are disconnected from the weapon.
  2. Stabilize skin around probe using non-dominant hand.
  3. Grasp probe by metal body using dominant hand.
  4. Remove probe in single quick motion.
  5. Wipe wound with antiseptic wipe and apply dressing
  6. Document the procedure, time, and result (success) on/with the patient care report (PCR).