TITLE

Methodology for Management of Lower Extremity Wound Dehiscence

AUTHOR(S)
Hanft, Jason R.
PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
Podiatry Management;Aug2014, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an update on the prevention, treatment and management of lower extremity wound dehiscence in the U.S. as of August 2014. Topics discussed include the signs of post-operative infection and wound dehiscence, the complications of post-operative wound dehiscence including exposed hardware and the presence of Staphylococcus epidermidis and other coagulase negative Staphylococcus and the role of oxygen in the healing of wounds.
ACCESSION #
97955433

 

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