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Wound Care Advisor attempts to select authorities who are knowledgeable in their fields. However, it does not warrant the expertise of any author, nor is it responsible for any statements made by any author. Certain statements about the uses, dosages, efficacy and characteristics of some drugs mentioned here reflect the opinions or investigational experience of the authors. Nurses should not use any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested by authors without evaluating the patient’s conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, reviewing any applicable manufacturer’s prescribing or usage information, and comparing these with recommendations of other authorities.

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