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Plastic Surgical Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/PSN.0b013e3181c4cdd9
Article: Continuing Education

Treatment of Skin Graft Donor Sites With a Unique Transparent Absorbent Acrylic Dressing

Spear, Marcia ACNP-BC, CPSN, CWS; Bailey, Amanda ACNP-BC, CWS

Continued Education
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Abstract

Split-thickness skin grafting is a common plastic surgical procedure to achieve quick coverage of a skin deficit, including burn reconstruction, muscle-flap coverage, and acute and chronic full-thickness wounds. Despite the varied uses of the skin graft, there is always a donor site from which the skin is harvested. The focus of our study was the treatment of the donor site.

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