wound debridement

  1. J

    Question Traumatic wound repair - delayed care requiring debridement

    A patient presented to our clinic with a 5 day old wound (4 cm long) of the left index finger he had gotten from cutting himself while dressing out a deer. The wound was infected at this point, and the delay in seeking medical care meant that the wound required sharp debridement of the...
  2. S

    Question Wound Debridgement

    Hi, It's been a while since I've done wound debridement coding. Our surgeon is doing a series of debridements for a Morel-Lavallee thigh injury. These debridements are being done in the hospital OR. The first one she debrided the entire subcutaneous wound area 27cm x 37cm (999 sq cm) and...