Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Wound: debridement

Contributor(s): Larry Booth, Alasdair Hotston Moore

Introduction

  • Removal of damaged tissue and contaminants.

Uses

  • Removal of foreign material.
  • Removal of devitalized tissue.
  • 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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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Manual of Canine and Feline Wound Management and Reconstruction. (1999) Eds. Fowler, D and Williams, J M BSAVA, Cheltenham.
  • Small Animal Wound Management (Second Edition). (1997) Swaim, S F and Henderson, R A.  Williams and Wilkinson, Baltimore


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