Acute wounds

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Early findings following an evaluation of two incisional negative pressure wound therapy devices for primary incisional healing and complex incisions that failed to heal with standard treatment

The authors examined the use of a two single, portable incisional negative pressure wound therapy (INPWT) systems for incisional healing and complex incisions that required debridement following surgical revision. A single-centre small evaluation was performed in the UK and, due to its successes,...

Top tips: gun shot wounds

Trauma is the number one cause of mortality in Americans under the age of 45 and the fifth most common cause of death overall. Traumatic injuries are categorised as blunt or penetrating for the purpose of triage. Penetrating injuries result in a much higher injury severity. On arrival at the...

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