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Ensuring that the correct antimicrobial dressing is selected

David Keast
13 September 2012

<p>This article examines the various tools available to clinicians in the fight against the increase of antiobiotic resistance in bacteria and the environmental hazards associated with antibiotics. The importance of employing an effective wound assessment during diagnosis is emphasised, while the selection of antiseptic dressings should always be based on an assessment of the microbial burden in the wound, the wound type and the location and condition of the wound.</p>

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