Emergency department management of puncture wounds and needlestick exposure.

Abstract

Puncture wounds are common and challenging problems facing the physician. In general, puncture wounds can be classified into two distinct types. In one type, a child usually sustains a puncture wound of the foot. The other type of puncture wounds occur among hospital employees. These seemingly innocuous injuries may have serious sequelae that can be averted… (More)

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@article{Edlich1986EmergencyDM, title={Emergency department management of puncture wounds and needlestick exposure.}, author={Richard F. Edlich and George T. Rodeheaver and Jed H Horowitz and Raymond F Morgan}, journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America}, year={1986}, volume={4 3}, pages={581-93} }