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Management of cellulitis after insect bites.

Price, Nick (2009) Management of cellulitis after insect bites. Emergency nurse : the journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association, 17 (7). 24-7; quiz 29. ISSN 1354-5752. This article is accessible to all HEFT staff and students via NHS Evidence www.evidence.nhs.uk by using their Athens login IDs

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Official URL: http://rcnpublishing.com/doi/abs/10.7748/en2009.11...

Abstract

Emergency nurses must be able to manage patients with undifferentiated and previously undiagnosed conditions. Cellulitis, for example, is often seen in emergency departments and must be assessed correctly to ensure early treatment and reduce patients' risk of developing systemic sepsis. This article uses a case study to describe the assessment and management, including examination techniques, of a patient admitted to the ED with cellulitis after an insect bite,

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is accessible to all HEFT staff and students via NHS Evidence www.evidence.nhs.uk by using their Athens login IDs
Subjects: WD Diseases and disorders of systemic, metabolic or environmental origin > WD300 Hypersensitivity. Allergy
WG Cardiovascular system. Cardiology
Divisions: Emergency Services > Emergency Department
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Depositing User: Preeti Puligari
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2014 11:45
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2014 11:45
URI: http://www.repository.heartofengland.nhs.uk/id/eprint/543

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