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Advances in Skin & Wound Care:
doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000383220.72147.e2
Features: Clinical Management Extra

Diagnosis and Management of Foreign Bodies in the Skin

Winland-Brown, Jill E. EdD, MSN, FNP-BC; Allen, Sandra MSN, FNP-BC

Continued Education
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Abstract

PURPOSE: To enhance the learner's competence in the diagnosis and management of foreign bodies in the skin.

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

OBJECTIVES: After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to:

1. Accurately assess clinical presentation of foreign bodies in skin wounds.

2. Demonstrate use of diagnostic tests and injury management.

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