A study on secondary bacterial infections in patients with venous leg ulcer and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in a Tertiary care hospital.

Banumathi Rathika, G (2016) A study on secondary bacterial infections in patients with venous leg ulcer and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in a Tertiary care hospital. Masters thesis, Madras Medical College, Chennai.

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Abstract

Venous legulcer is the commonest cause of Leg ulcers. It is the most advanced manifestation of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI).Venous ulcers are very painful and carry a risk of infection. Venous ulcers affect the morale of the people and make them withdrawn from the society and work.Wound Care requires a significiant time and money.They affect the quality of life and their productivity at work places. The venous ulcer is defined as a full-thickness defect of skin, most frequently in ankle region, that fails to heal spontaneously and is sustained by Chronic Venous Diseases(CVD) (duplex studies) The quantitative culture of tissue in venous leg ulcers helps to assess the bacterial load in the ulcers and aids in treatment modalities

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bacterial Infections; Ulcer
Subjects: MEDICAL > Microbiology
Depositing User: Punitha K
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 11:03
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2017 05:39
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/139

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