Topical antimicrobial agents in wound management

Effective management and treatment of wound infections is challenging. To promote wound healing it is “essential that clinicians be able to identify wound infections correctly and, when appropriate, choose the right topical antimicrobial and/or systemic antibiotics for treatment, with the goals of preventing/eradicating infection and promoting wound healing. ” The enclosed document from Wounds UK titled Best Practice Statement The use of topical antimicrobial agents in wound managment aims to provide clinicians with a best practice guide on when — and when not — to use topical antimicrobial agents.

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Best Practice topical agents in wounds 2013
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