Management of "difficult" wounds.

  title={Management of "difficult" wounds.},
  author={Kathrin Neuhaus and Martin Meuli and Ingo Koenigs and Clemens M Schiestl},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  volume={23 5},
Pressure sores (PSs) and wounds in immunocompromised children are rather rare conditions. No doubt, their management is often complex and difficult, even for experienced pediatric plastic surgeons. As there are no algorithms for standard care, the therapeutic approach is individual.Successful PS management always implies primary and secondary prevention. With a PS present, rapid relief of pressure is crucial. If local wound care fails to restore skin integrity within a short period of time… CONTINUE READING


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