Clean surgical wounds: prevention of infection
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Clean surgical wounds: prevention of infection

Dinah Gould Professor of Nursing, Faculty of Health, South Bank University, London

Nurses need to be aware of the principles of infection control and the factors affecting wound infection to develop effective strategies to prevent infection and cross-infection.

Nursing Standard. 15, 49, 45-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2001.08.15.49.45.c3075

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dinah.gould@sbu.ac.uk

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