This article describes how debridement and dressings are used to clean wounds prior to closure with myocutaneous flaps. Post-operative care focuses on promoting flap perfusion, especially by reducing pressure on the flap and by promoting wound drainage. Rehabilitation of the patient is imperative to reduce recidivism.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Nursing Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Dec 1994|
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