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Debridement for surgical wounds: Cochrane review.

Smith, Fiona C, Dryburgh, Nancy, Donaldson, Jayne H and Mitchell, Melloney (2011) Debridement for surgical wounds: Cochrane review. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (5).

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Abstract/Description

Surgical wounds that become infected are often debrided because clinicians believe that removal of this necrotic or infected tissue will expedite wound healing. There are numerous methods available but no consensus on which one is most effective for surgical wounds.

Item Type: Article
Electronic ISSN: 1469-493X
Additional Information: ‘This review is published as a Cochrane Review in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 5. Cochrane Reviews are regularly updated as new evidence emerges and in response to comments and criticisms, and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews should be consulted for the most recent version of the Review.’ Please include reference to the Review and hyperlink to the original version using the following format e.g. Authors. Title of Review. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 5 Art. No.: CDCD006214. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CDCD006214 http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CDCD006214)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Surgical wounds; infection; debridement;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences > School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health > 610.7 Medical education, research & nursing > 610.73 Nursing
Library of Congress Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Item ID: 5540
Depositing User: Dr Jayne Donaldson
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2012 14:09
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2013 16:48
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5540

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