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Debridement for surgical wounds: Cochrane review.

  Surgical wounds that become infected are often debrided because clinicians believe that removal of this necrotic or infected tissue will expedite wound healing. There are numerous methods available but no consensus on which one is most effective for surgical wounds.

  • Type:

    Article

  • Date:

    11 May 2011

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • Publisher

    Cochrane Library

  • DOI:

    10.1002/14651858.CD006214.pub3

  • Library of Congress:

    RT Nursing

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    610.73 Nursing

Citation

Smith, F. C., Dryburgh, N., Donaldson, J. H. & Mitchell, M. (2011). Debridement for surgical wounds: Cochrane review. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD006214.pub3. ISSN 1469-493X

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Keywords

Surgical wounds; infection; debridement;

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