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Sepsis and Chronic Wounds: The Extent of the Issue and What we Should be Aware of

White, Richard, Jeffrey, S., Elstone, A. and Cutting, K.F. (2015) Sepsis and Chronic Wounds: The Extent of the Issue and What we Should be Aware of. Wounds UK, 11 (4). pp. 16-22. ISSN 1746-6814

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The authors talk about issues related to sepsis and chronic wounds, and factors that should be considered. Topics include role of chronic wounds in causing sepsis; awareness in hospital and community nurses about sepsis and its risks for wound patients; and guideline for the recognition, diagnosis and management of sepsis. It highlights steps that would be taken to reduce incidence of sepsis in wound patients.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: sepsis, risk factors, diagnosis, wounds, complications, wound care
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Richard White
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2019 03:55
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:31

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