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A Controlled Trial of Povidone Iodine in the Prevention of Post Operative Infection in Abdominal Wounds

  • O. J. A. Gilmore
  • P. J. Sanderson
Part of the Chemotherapy book series (CT, volume 3)

Abstract

In 1960 the Pablic Health Laboratory Service1 concluded from a national survey that some 10% of all surgical wounds became infected. As a consequence of such infections patients each spent on average one extra week in hospital.

Keywords

Wound Infection Povidone Iodine Abdominal Wound Operative Wound Intestinal Resection 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. J. A. Gilmore
    • 1
  • P. J. Sanderson
    • 1
  1. 1.St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and North Middlesex HospitalLondonUK

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