Acetic acid treatment of pseudomonal wound infections - A review.
Summary of "Acetic acid treatment of pseudomonal wound infections - A review."
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a significant cause of burn wound infections and, skin and soft tissue infections. The antiseptic management is an integral part of the management of wound infections and is essential to control wound infection. Although commonly used, concerns have been raised.
MIMSR Medical College, Latur, India. Electronic address: email@example.com.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of infection and public health
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23999348
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiph.2013.05.005
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
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