purulent drainage

purulent drainage

Wound care A drainage of material chock full of PMNs; pus-laden discharge
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Approximately 4-months postoperatively, the patient developed purulent drainage from the medial incision (Fig.
After compensation for hydroelectrolytic imbalance, and general endotracheal anesthesia with nasal intubation, repeated incision of the neck with purulent drainage was performed.
After antibiotic therapy was completed, the endoscopic examination revealed resolution of the purulent drainage and the presence of a narrowed, slit-like sphenoid sinus ostium (figure 1, C) with mild edematous swelling along the lateral aspect of the ostial opening (figure 1, D).
Purulent drainage from the incision, but not from the organ/space of the surgical site.
The integrative literature review resulted in nine publications that supported the elaboration of conceptual definitions for eight indicators of the NOC outcome Infection Severity (0703): purulent drainage, fever, chilling, unstable temperature, pain, colonization in drainage cultivation, increased white blood cell count, decreased white blood cell count.
Purulent drainage, with or without laboratory confirmation, from the superficial
Previously he had a split thickness skin graft in the area in where the wound bed had become infected, developing a thick purulent drainage.
We collected 2 types of lesion samples: 1) transcutaneous samples (from punch biopsies, ultrasonography guided biopsies, and needle aspirations) performed under strict asepsis using 5% povidone-iodine solution, and 2) swab specimens of superficial purulent drainage collected by using the Portagerm system (bioMerieux, Marcy l'Etoile, France) without aseptic preparation.
Adenovirus is usually the cause of viral conjunctivitis and does not cause eyelid matting and no purulent drainage.
fascial and muscle layers) of the incision or organs or spaces other than the incision, which was opened or manipulated during an operation AND at least ONE of these: 1) Purulent drainage, with or without laboratory confirmation from the incision.
Patients were excluded if they had a previous diagnosis of migraine, used a trip-tan, had a radiologic diagnosis of sinusitis, or had purulent drainage or fever.
The presence of purulent drainage and the positive culture by the surgeon constituted