Characteristics and prevention of wound infection.

  title={Characteristics and prevention of wound infection.},
  author={G M Corum},
  journal={Journal of ET nursing : official publication, International Association for Enterostomal Therapy},
  volume={20 1},
  • G M Corum
  • Published 1993 in
    Journal of ET nursing : official publication…
This article provides an overview of bacterial wound infection. It examines definitions of infection, types and concentrations of bacteria in wounds at different stages of healing, and the significance of osteomyelitis and sepsis in deep, necrotic ulcers. It also describes the culturing of wounds and examines the use of topical antimicrobials, debridement… CONTINUE READING