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Woundcare in pregnant woman. Close-up of a woundcare nurse removing staples to open an infected wound (surgical site infection or SSI) in a 35-week-pregnant woman who has had surgery for a small bowel obstruction. A foetal monitor (upper centre) is being used to monitor the health of the foetus.
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