nursing assingment (wound care)
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4.2 Woo K, Sibbald RG. A cross-sectional validation study of using NERDS and
STONEES to assess bacterial burden. Ostomy Wound Manage.2009; 55(8):40-8.
4.2 Sibbald RG, Mufti A, Armstrong DG. Infrared skin thermometry: An
underutilized cost-effective tool for routine wound care practice and
patient high-risk diabetic foot self-monitoring. Adv Skin Wound Care.
Question: 4.2 (i) How can you distinguish superficial critical colonization from deep and surrounding infection?
Question: 4.2 (ii) Discuss how the NERDS and STONEES tool was validated by Woo and Sibbald. What is the importance of temperature (infrared thermometry)?