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Patient-reported symptoms of ‘calm’, ‘irritated’ and ‘infected’ skeletal external fixator pin site wound states; a cross-sectional study (2019)
Journal Article
Santy-Tomlinson, J., Jomeen, J., & Ersser, S. J. (2019). Patient-reported symptoms of ‘calm’, ‘irritated’ and ‘infected’ skeletal external fixator pin site wound states; a cross-sectional study. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 33, 44-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijotn.2019.01.002

Objective To explore the frequency, severity and variances in patient-reported symptoms of calm, irritated and infected skeletal pin sites. Methods A cross-sectional within-subjects repeated-measures study was conducted, employing a self-report ques... Read More about Patient-reported symptoms of ‘calm’, ‘irritated’ and ‘infected’ skeletal external fixator pin site wound states; a cross-sectional study.

Calm, irritated or infected? The experience of the inflammatory states and symptoms of pin site infection and irritation during external fixation: A grounded theory study (2011)
Journal Article
Santy-Tomlinson, J., Vincent, M., Glossop, N., Pearcey, P., & Jomeen, J. (2011). Calm, irritated or infected? The experience of the inflammatory states and symptoms of pin site infection and irritation during external fixation: A grounded theory study. Journal of clinical nursing, 20(21-22), 3163-3173. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03805.x

Aim.  To explore patients' experiences of the symptoms of suspected wound infection in external fixator pin sites. Background.  Pin site infection is painful and distressing and can threaten the success of treatment. It is difficult for pat... Read More about Calm, irritated or infected? The experience of the inflammatory states and symptoms of pin site infection and irritation during external fixation: A grounded theory study.