Fight bite injury: emergency department assessment and management.

  • Barry McBrien
  • Published 2016 in
    Emergency nurse : the journal of the RCN Accident…


Human bite wounds to the hand are relatively common injuries and are associated with high infection rates. Given the unique anatomy of the hand, the bite mechanism and the organisms found in human saliva, even the smallest wound can result in an aggressive infection. Failure to recognise and treat human bite wounds appropriately, can therefore have negative… (More)


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