The menace of the green monster on the postoperative diabetic foot wounds

No complication in diabetes is as devastating as diabetic foot. A slight negligence and the patient may end up in an amputation. Various type 1 diabetic foot complications like abscess, gangrene, necrotizing fasciitis, etc requires emergency surgical management often leading to either amputation or large wounds. This would in fact result in prolonged hospital stay, add burden to the economic condition of the patient and impaired quality of life. Adding to the misery of these to the patients is the postoperative wound infection with pseudomonas, a nosocomial infection. This article briefly reviews about the characteristics of pseudomonas aeruginosa and way to prevent and treat this condition in diabetic foot wounds

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Medicine Science
  • ISSN: 2147-0634
  • Yayın Aralığı: Yılda 4 Sayı
  • Başlangıç: 2012

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