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Advances in Skin & Wound Care:
doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000323578.87700.a5
Features: Clinical Management Extra

Chronic Wound Infection and Antimicrobial Use

Landis, Stephan J. MD, FRCP(C)

Continued Education
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Abstract

PURPOSE: To provide the wound care practitioner with a review of the assessment and management of chronic wound infection.

TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.

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

1. Discuss the etiology of chronic wounds.

2. Describe the agents used for the treatment of chronic wound infections.

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