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Increased Bacterial Burden and Infection: The Story of NERDS and STONES

Sibbald, R. Gary BSc, MD, FRCPC (Med) (DERM), FAPWCA, MEd; Woo, Kevin RN, MSc, ACNP GNC(C); Ayello, Elizabeth A. PhD, RN, APRN,BC, CWOCN, FAPWCA, FAAN

Advances in Skin & Wound Care: October 2006 - Volume 19 - Issue 8 - p 462-463
Features: Clinical Management Extra

PURPOSE: The purpose of this article is to provide practitioners with an overview of wound infection/inflammation and bacterial balance and to offer a guide to assessment and treatment of chronic wounds.

TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses who assess and treat wound infections.

OBJECTIVES: After reading this article and taking this test, the participant should be able to:

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