Methodology for Management of Lower Extremity Wound Dehiscence

Hanft, Jason R.
August 2014
Podiatry Management;Aug2014, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p89
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.


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