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Ortho: Trauma
What are the signs and symptoms of infection?
They are:

* Redness at incision/wound sites
* Increased swelling of extremity or at incision/wound that doesn’t go away with elevation
* Increased pain
* Drainage from the incisions/wounds
* Incision/wound opening up
* Fevers/chills
* History of recent systemic illness—cold, sinus infection, pneumonia, etc.



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