By Joseph E. Grey, Keith G. Harding
This fresh name within the ABC sequence appears on the therapy and administration of wounds and therapeutic method - it is the ideal relief for college students, nursing employees, sanatorium medical professionals and GPs.
Covers the overview, analysis and administration of all wounds - from disturbing to power. Giving useful recommendation on dressings and units utilized in the administration of wounds.
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On contact with exudate, fibres are converted from a dry dressing to a soft coherent gel sheet, making them suitable for wounds with a large amount of exudate. Hydrocolloid dressings (including hydrofibres) Type of dressing Uses Hydrocolloid sheets: Alione, CombiDERM, CombiDERM N, Comfeel,* Comfeel Plus, Cutinova Thin,* DuoDERM Extra Thin,* Granuflex,* Tegasorb, Tegasorb Thin Hydrocolloid paste: GranuGel Paste* Cavity or flat shallow wounds with low to medium exudate; absorbent; conformable; good in “difficult” areas—heel, elbow, sacrum Hydrofibre: Aquacel (Hydrofibre), Versiva May be left in place for several days; useful debriding agent; may cause maceration Useful in flat wounds, cavities, sinuses, undermining wounds; medium to high exudate wounds; highly absorbent; non-adherent; may be left in place for several days; needs secondary dressing *Not available on prescription in UK primary care.
Combinations of rifampicin or fusidic acid with either trimethoprim or minocycline have been used with some success. The combination of rifampicin with fusidic acid is not advisable because of the increased risk of hepatotoxicity. Linezolid, an oxazolidinone, is a new agent active against MRSA. It has excellent bioavailability, can be administered orally, and has good skin and bone penetration. Linezolid is generally well tolerated, but can cause bone marrow suppression, and regular haematological monitoring is therefore required.
The initial outpatient-physician encounter in group A streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis. Clin Infect Dis 2000;31:607-8. Pressure sore associated with MRSA osteomyelitis. Bone is visible at the base of the ulcer The figure showing the spectrum of interaction between bacteria and host was supplied by J E Grey and Stuart Enoch. Brendan Healy is specialist registrar in infection diseases and microbiology, and Andrew Freedman is honorary consultant in infectious diseases at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.
ABC of Wound Healing by Joseph E. Grey, Keith G. Harding