Antibiotics

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by Martha Kelso, RN, HBOT

Editor's note:This blog post is part of the WoundSource Trending Topics series, bringing you insight into the latest clinical issues and advancement in wound management, with contributions by the WoundSource Editorial Advisory Board.

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Springdale, OH – November 14, 2017 – The National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration (NADONA) recently announced a new public/private partnership with Ocean Spray Cranberries designed to target Antibiotic Resistance and improve Antibiotic Stewardship efforts in America's Long-Term Care and Post-Acute Care healthcare facilities.

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Nutrition vs. Antibiotics

by Mary Ellen Posthauer RDN, CD, LD, FAND

As Lydia Meyers RN, MSN, CWCN emphasized in her recent blog “4 Common Bacteria that Cause Infections in Wound Management”, assessing the patient for infection is key to controlling the spread of infections. What role does nutrition play in controlling the adverse effects of antibiotic therapy?

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by Bruce E. Ruben MD

Part 2 in a series on infection management
For Part 1, click here

Our skin is our largest organ and performs a myriad of functions, including pain sensation, pressure sensitivity, temperature regulation and water conservation.

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by Bruce E. Ruben MD

Part 1 in a series on infection management

What is an Infection?

The world of bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites has a long and storied place in the human condition. Way more often than not, bacteria live normally on our skin and line our entire gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus.

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