Wound Management During World War I

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The first civilization dealt with disorders and provided detailed information about wound management were ancient Egyptians. Wound infections evidently appeared in times of World War I that accounted a significant mortality and morbidity rate among injured soldiers. Currently, around 11 million people worldwide require medical treatment for wound infections, 300,000 die every year. Scientists highlighted the concept of introduction micro-organisms into wounds resulting in an infection. The infected wound was successfully treated with a wide-spectrum antibiotics that can eradicate the pathogenic micro-organisms. Due to extensive use of antimicrobial drugs such as β-lactam, methicillin, vancomycin, etc, new strains with high resistance have
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