Chapter

Infection

David Warwick, Roderick Dunn, Erman Melikyan and Jane Vadher

in Hand Surgery

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Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199227235
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199227235 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199227235.003.0010

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Infection

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General principles 276

Microbiology 278

Antibiotic policy 279

Cellulitis 280

Abscess 282

Necrotizing fasciitis 284

Flexor tendon sheath infection 286

Bites 288

Intra-articular 290

Osteomyelitis 292

Chronic infections 293

Take a careful history. The patient may associate the infection with an unrelated event, or have forgotten something which is relevant....

Chapter.  4109 words. 

Subjects: Surgery

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