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22 December 2017
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What is purulent drainage?

22 December 2017, Comments: 0

Purulent drainage is a form of fluid released by a wound. It is often described as a “milk-like” appearance and typically an indication of […]


28 November 2017
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Infected wound: Commonly recommended antibiotics

28 November 2017, Comments: 0

An infected wound is marked by pain and swelling. The presence of bacteria on the tissues prevents wound healing from starting. If the bacteria […]


13 September 2017
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Ideal dressings for burn wounds

13 September 2017, Comments: 0

Burn wounds vary in severity depending on the amount of area covered and how deep it penetrated the underlying skin and tissues. The wounds […]


14 August 2017
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Tetanus: What are the vital facts?

14 August 2017, Comments: 0

Tetanus is a serious but uncommon condition brought about by bacteria that enters a wound. In most cases, those who acquire the condition were […]


9 August 2017
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What is gangrene?

9 August 2017, Comments: 0

Gangrene is a serious ailment characterized by disrupted or lack of blood supply which cause the body tissues to die. This condition can involve […]