Dogbites in children.

J. Black, S. Dinman

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The incidence of dogbite injuries in children has risen steadily in the United States in the past several years. Plastic surgical nurses should familiarize themselves, with the initial care, surgical repair, complications of dog bites, emotional care, and discharge instructions so that children can be provided optimal care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-89
Number of pages3
JournalPlastic surgical nursing : official journal of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Nurses
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Medical–Surgical
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing


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