Posted: May 21st, 2017
Which of the following techniques is correct for obtaining a wound culture specimen from a surgical site?
A. Thoroughly irrigate the wound before collecting the specimen.
B. Use a sterile swab and wipe the crusty area around the outside of the wound.
C. Gently roll a sterile swab from the center of the wound outward to collect drainage.
D. Use a sterile swab to collect drainage from the dressing.
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.