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Pin site care for preventing infections associated with external bone fixators and pins

Location: http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD004551/frame.html

Cochrane Review by J Temple and J Santy Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007 Issue 2 Copyright © 2007 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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The care of pin sites with external fixation

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/content/abstract/87-B/5/716

Two protocols for the operative technique and care of the pin-site with external fixation were compared prospectively. There was a total of 120 patients with 46 in group A and 74 in group B. Infection was defined as an episode of pain or inflammation at a pin site, accompanied by...
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The effectiveness of pin site care for patients with external fixators

Location: http://www.internurse.com/cgi-bin/go.pl/library/article.cgi?uid=12889;article=BJCN_9_5_206_210

Abstract of Heather Williams, Peter Griffiths British Journal of Community Nursing, Vol. 9, Iss. 5, 07 May 2004, pp 206 - 210
The study included two treatment groups, one using 0.9% normal saline and one using 70% alcohol, and a control group which had no cleansing. While the control group...
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When your patient wears an Ilizarov Device

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Clinical Savvy: When Your Patient Wears an Ilizarov Device Ann Herman Driscoll The American Journal of Nursing, Vol. 93, No. 6 (Jun., 1993), pp. 63-65
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