Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Wound: debridement

Contributor(s): Larry Booth, Patrick Pollock, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

  • Removal of dead, damaged or infected tissue to improve the healing potential of the remaining healthy tissue.

Uses

  • Removal of damaged tissue and contaminants.
  • Improve vascularity of wound edges.
  • Decrease bacterial numbers.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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