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Use of closed incision negative pressure wound therapy on C-section wounds in obese women

A review of the current literature on the use of ciNPWT was conducted by searching the Medline online database. Key terms used for this search were ‘caesarean section’ or ‘ceserean section’, ‘negative...

Treating post-renal transplant surgical site infection with combination therapy: a case study

A 61-year-old Azerbaijani woman was admitted to Imam Khomeini hospital in Urmia, in north west Iran. She had a kidney transplant on 5 October 2018. The patient had a history of end-stage renal disease...

Service improvement study to improve care for patients who developed a surgical site infection after discharge

An SSI is a wound infection that can develop after a surgical procedure (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), 2019). Between 2013 and 2018 the incidence of SSIs following surgery...

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