A Fact A Day – Wound Infection Management
Avoiding wound infection is a goal of all health care providers; however, sometimes infections do occur. Patients undergoing chemotherapy and patients being treated with long-term steroids are at highest risk for developing infections. But how should you proceed once a patient has been diagnosed with a wound infection?
This two-page fact sheet was created to support staff education on the management and treatment of open infected wounds and includes:
Categories of microorganisms that can cause infections
Quick facts on the different types of topical treatments used to treat wound infections
Best practice strategies for confirming infection before applying an antibiotic therapy
Download A Fact A Day – Wound Infection Management and share it within your facility. This print-friendly format is perfect for posting on the bulletin board or distributing to your nursing staff at in-service.