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Topical Antimicrobials in Wounds

Topical Antimicrobials in Wounds [English]
Amit Kumar C Jain, Ajit Kumar Varma
Med-Science. 2013; 2(3): 746-51
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Abstract
Wounds are a major cause of morbidity especially diabetic foot wounds. Topical antimicrobials are frequently used in day to day practice mainly in management of wounds by various healthcare professionals ranging from general practitioner to specialist surgeons. However lot of controversies exists regarding the usage of antimicrobials. This article provides an insight on the usage of various commonly used topical antimicrobials including their mechanism of action and various side effects.

Key words: Wounds, antimicrobials, healing

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Pubmed StyleJain AKC, Varma AK. Topical Antimicrobials in Wounds. Med-Science. 2013; 2(3): 746-51. doi:10.5455/medscience.2013.02.8073


Web StyleJain AKC, Varma AK. Topical Antimicrobials in Wounds. www.scopemed.org/?mno=31944 [Access: January 12, 2014]. doi:10.5455/medscience.2013.02.8073


AMA (American Medical Association) StyleJain AKC, Varma AK. Topical Antimicrobials in Wounds. Med-Science. 2013; 2(3): 746-51. doi:10.5455/medscience.2013.02.8073


Vancouver/ICMJE StyleJain AKC, Varma AK. Topical Antimicrobials in Wounds. Med-Science. (2013), [cited January 12, 2014]; 2(3): 746-51. doi:10.5455/medscience.2013.02.8073


Harvard StyleJain, A. K. C. & Varma, A. K. (2013) Topical Antimicrobials in Wounds. Med-Science, 2 (3), 746-51. doi:10.5455/medscience.2013.02.8073


Turabian StyleJain, Amit Kumar C, and Ajit Kumar Varma. 2013. Topical Antimicrobials in Wounds. Medicine Science | International Medical Journal, 2 (3), 746-51. doi:10.5455/medscience.2013.02.8073


Chicago StyleJain, Amit Kumar C, and Ajit Kumar Varma. “Topical Antimicrobials in Wounds.” Medicine Science | International Medical Journal 2 (2013), 746-51. doi:10.5455/medscience.2013.02.8073


MLA (The Modern Language Association) StyleJain, Amit Kumar C, and Ajit Kumar Varma. “Topical Antimicrobials in Wounds.” Medicine Science | International Medical Journal 2.3 (2013), 746-51. Print. doi:10.5455/medscience.2013.02.8073


APA (American Psychological Association) StyleJain, A. K. C. & Varma, A. K. (2013) Topical Antimicrobials in Wounds. Medicine Science | International Medical Journal, 2 (3), 746-51. doi:10.5455/medscience.2013.02.8073

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