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Wound Infection: Quick Guide to Diagnosis and Management

Wound Infection Quick Guide to Diagnosis and Management
 

Wound infections are common complications of healing, and wound care professionals strive to prevent, identify, and manage these infections. Wound care is continuing to evolve in our current era of drug-resistant pathogens and antimicrobial stewardship, with innovative strategies and therapeutic advances.

This guide, created for wound care professionals, contains the latest information on wound infection management, including antibiotic use tailored specifically to local, regional, and systemic infections. This valuable tool encompasses best practices for wound infection assessment, diagnosis, management protocols, and specialized treatment options.

The following topics are covered in this guide:

The need for antimicrobial stewardship
Infection continuum
Wound assessment checklist
Antibiotic protocols
Antimicrobial substances other than antibiotics
Advanced wound care options

Wound infections are common complications of healing, and wound care professionals strive to prevent, identify, and manage these infections. Wound care is continuing to evolve in our current era of drug-resistant pathogens and antimicrobial stewardship, with innovative strategies and therapeutic advances.

This guide, created for wound care professionals, contains the latest information on wound infection management, including antibiotic use tailored specifically to local, regional, and systemic infections. This valuable tool encompasses best practices for wound infection assessment, diagnosis, management protocols, and specialized treatment options.

The following topics are covered in this guide:

The need for antimicrobial stewardship
Infection continuum
Wound assessment checklist
Antibiotic protocols
Antimicrobial substances other than antibiotics
Advanced wound care options

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