Management of the Contaminated Operation
This chapter describes basic principles of conduct for contaminated operations. These include (among others) surgery for peritonitis, perforation, dead bowel, strangulation obstruction, and abscess. General principles are stressed, and specific tactics for dealing with difficult situations are discussed.
KeywordsPercutaneous Drainage Postoperative Infection Primary Closure Bacterial Inoculum Collagen Sponge
This chapter was contributed by Claudia L. Corwin, MD, in the previous edition.
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