Review of emergency department wound management in soft tissue trauma – is there a plan?

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Review of emergency department wound management in soft tissue trauma - is there a plan?

J Wound Care. 2012 Sep;21(9):431-8

Authors: Jones AP, Barnard AR, Allison K, Wright H

Abstract
All English emergency departments including minor injury units (n=207) were successfully contacted and a telephone questionnaire was completed. This considered wound treatment policy; management including cleansing, analgesia, dressing selection, suturing, referral patterns, medical photography and antibiotic use.

PMID: 22990395 [PubMed - in process]