News updates July/August 2013

News updates for August 2013 have now been uploaded here , including:

  • An updated Cochrane review of adjunctive G-CSF in diabetic foot infections. Cruciani M et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013.
  • ROSSINI study results, which demonstrated a baseline wound infection rate of 1:4. Pinkney TD et al. BMJ. 2013.
  • Plus papers on: Risk of MRSA SSI in patients with MRSA colonization (Kalra et al. 2013), and influence of DSWI on survival following cardiac surgery (Colombier , 2013), and more.

A report on the first Wound Infection summit which took place at Kings College Hospital, London on 20 March 2013 can be downloaded here.

The news update for July can be found here.