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Sieggreen, M Y; Maklebust, J, et al.
Advances in wound care : the journal for prev.... Date of publication 1997 Apr 1;volume 10(2):32-37.
Debridement of nonviable tissue is crucial to optimal wound healing, which can be impaired unless all necrotic tissue, exudate, and metabolic wastes have been removed from the wound. Debridement methods are classified as sharp, mechanical, chemical, and autolytic. This article describes methods of debridement and their outcomes.
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