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Wounds, fractures, orthopaedics 

Wounds, fractures, orthopaedics
Wounds, fractures, orthopaedics

Jonathan P. Wyatt

, Robin N. Illingworth

, Colin A. Graham

, Kerstin Hogg

, Michael J. Clancy

, and Colin E. Robertson

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date: 21 October 2019

The approach to wounds 402

Further assessment of skin wounds 404

Wound management 406

Tetanus prophylaxis 410

Antibiotic prophylaxis 411

Wound aftercare 412

Infected wounds and cellulitis 413

Bite wounds 414

Specific bites and stings 416

Needlestick injury 418

Puncture wounds 419

How to describe a fracture ...

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