A proactive approach to wound infection
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A proactive approach to wound infection

Andrew Kingsley Infection Control Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist, Northern Devon Healthcare Trust, North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple

The management and treatment of infection is a complex and important area in tissue viability nursing. Andrew Kingsley discusses the value of microbiology to clinical practice and the importance of adopting a proactive approach to the management of infected wounds using an infection continuum and algorithm to help promote effective care.

Nursing Standard. 15, 30, 50-58. doi: 10.7748/ns2001.04.15.30.50.c3012

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andrew.kingsley@ndevon.swest.nhs.uk

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