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Infection detection

Infection detection

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Prompt treatment and novel therapies hasten wound healing, but steady (even if slow) is still the overall goal when it comes to keeping wounds free from infection

Ask the treatment expert ... about wound cultures

Ask the treatment expert ... about wound cultures

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Are wound cultures the best method to determine if a wound is infected?

Ask the treatment expert ... about signs and symptoms of wound infection

Ask the treatment expert ... about signs and symptoms of wound infection

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Can you supply a good primer for aides and others to determine whether a wound is infected?

Ask the treatment expert ... about identifying pressure ulcers

Ask the treatment expert ... about identifying pressure ulcers

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How do you deal with the age-old question "Is it a pressure ulcer or not?" Many healthcare professionals are frequently faced with the dilemma of how to document a reddened area on the buttocks, peri-rectal area or perineal area. Is this a pressure ulcer or is the underlying etiology totally different?