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I have just received LOTS of printed copies of this wound care booklet. If anyone would like some- to use for teaching/whatever, I'd be happy to send them to you. Just drop me an email: with your information.

Attached resource:

Summary: Author: Nadine B. Semer MD, FACS
Editor: Hugh G. Watts MD
Posted with the permission of the publisher, Global-HELP Organization (global-help.org)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 3

EVALUATING AN OPEN WOUND 3

ACUTE WOUNDS 3
Patient information 3
Events surrounding the injury 4
Examining the wound 5
Evaluate for any underlying injury 6

CHRONIC WOUNDS 7
Common underlying causes and their treatment 7

BASIC WOUND CARE 9
Initial definitions 9
Supplies 9
Dressing techniques 11
Sharp Debridement 12

APPENDIX
Wound Closure Options: Reconstructive Ladder 13

SUMMARY 16

Source: Global HELP

Language: English

Keywords: acute wound, chronic wound, guide, rural healthcare, wound care

 
Jose Arindaeng, MD, MPH
Replied at 3:43 AM, 20 Oct 2010

Thanks, email sent. I'd like to get some for teaching purposes.

Nadine Semer
Replied at 12:12 PM, 20 Oct 2010

I didn't get the email with your address- please send it to

nbs

Glenville Liburd
Replied at 12:46 PM, 20 Oct 2010

My regular email is:""

Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless device from LIME.

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