Everything You Need to Know about Wound Infection: The What, Where, When, and Why.

Creator:   editor
Created:   7/22/2010
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Wound infection is a common problem. This collection will address the following clinical questions: What is wound infection? Why do we need to treat wound infection? How to diagnose wound infection? When to treat wound infection? What can be used to treat wound infection?

A Clinical Investigation into the Relationship between Increased Periwound Skin Temperature and Local Wound Infection in Patients with Chronic Leg Ulcers

Fierheller, Marjorie; Sibbald, R. Gary

Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 23(8):369-379, August 2010.

Increased periwound skin is one of the indicators for wound infection

Chronic Wound Infection and Antimicrobial Use

Landis, Stephan J.

Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 21(11):531-540, November 2008.

A comprehensive review of treatment approach for wound infection

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

Sibbald, R. Gary; Woo, Kevin; Ayello, Elizabeth A.

Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 19(8):447-461, October 2006.

Remember NERDS and STONES to diagnose wound infection.