Val Edwards-Jones

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Silver is an effective antimicrobial agent, but older silver-containing formulations are rapidly inactivated by the wound environment, requiring frequent replenishment. These older formulations may also be pro-inflammatory and may delay healing. Acticoat (Smith & Nephew, Hull, UK) is a relatively new form of silver antimicrobial barrier dressing which helps(More)
This study uses multilocus sequence typing (MLST) to investigate the epidemiology of Campylobacter coli in a continuous study of a population in Northwest England. All cases of Campylobacter identified in four Local Authorities (government administrative boundaries) between 2003 and 2006 were identified to species level and then typed, using MLST.(More)
All authors were members of the consensus meeting panel; * Chair of the panel. Full author details in Box 1 In spring 2010, a multidisciplinary group of clinicians met in London to discuss the issue of bacterial management in wound healing. The clinical world is currently facing a range of new challenges and health care is becoming increasingly intensive(More)
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