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Advances in Skin & Wound Care:
Features: Clinical Management Extra: Debridement

Options for Nonsurgical Debridement of Necrotic Wounds

Singhal, Anu BA; Reis, Ernane D. MD; Kerstein, Morris D. MD

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Abstract

PURPOSE: To offer an educational experience that will help to improve the participant's understanding of the various types of nonsurgical debridement.

TARGET AUDIENCE: This CME/CE activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic wounds.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Describe the role of debridement in wound healing.

2. Identify the different types of nonsurgical debridement.

3. Summarize the benefits and limitations of the different types of nonsurgical debridement.

4. Identify wounds that should not be debrided.

© 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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