Recognising infection in wounds
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Recognising infection in wounds

Julie Santy Senior lecturer, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, Hull

This article explores the clinical signs and symptoms that help healthcare staff recognise infection, which can be a painful, distressing and potentially life-threatening complication of wounds.

Nursing Standard. 23, 7, 53-60. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.


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