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The human bite injury: a clinical audit and discussion regarding the management of this alcohol fuelled phenomenon
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    The Importance of Irrigation

    Dear Editor,

    I read with interest the article and discussion on human bite injuries by Henry et al (EMJ 2007; 24:455-458). I would like to make reference to the particular importance of irrigation and debridement of any such wound involving dental flora, as well as the high index of suspicion required in an often unreliable cohort of patients.

    We recently had a patient present to our department with a...

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