Wound infection: a physician's perspective.


Journal Article (Review)

Infection in a wound represents a colony count of 10(5) or greater. Contamination is the presence of many surface organisms. Moist wound healing, not dehydration, protects and prepares the wound for coverage and closure. Relief of pain is a critical factor in achieving healing: a biological or pharmaceutical device can achieve protection and facilitate healing.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mureebe, L; Kerstein, MD

Published Date

  • August 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 44 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 56 - 63

PubMed ID

  • 9782960

Pubmed Central ID

  • 9782960

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0889-5899


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States