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6Wound management

Repeated débridement may be necessary in the higher grade open fracture wounds when there is a concern...

Repeat débridement

Repeated débridement may be necessary in the higher grade open fracture wounds when there is a concern for additional necrotic tissue or when initial wounds were so badly contaminated that a second look is necessary. This procedure should be repeated, generally every 2-3 days, until only healthy, viable tissue remains and no further necrotic tissue is found on follow-up débridements.