The purpose of the study was to investigate the methods used by registered nurses to identify infection in granulating wounds.
Although this research was completed a few years ago recent observations confirm that the findings remain relevant and that accurate identification of wound infection continues to present a challenge.
This study also set out to compare the subjects'and author's decisions on the infected status of the wounds.
The author used criteria previously developed by Cutting & Harding (1994).
Decisions made by the author were found to have a high level of accuracy when compared against a microbiological assay of the wounds.
Mots-clés Pascal : Infection, Infirmier, Blessure, Epidémiologie, Diagnostic, Evaluation, Homme, Royaume Uni, Europe, Questionnaire, Personnel sanitaire, Traumatisme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infection, Nurse, Injury, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Evaluation, Human, United Kingdom, Europe, Questionnaire, Health staff, Trauma
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0048614
Code Inist : 002B05B02P. Création : 31/05/1999.