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Clean Wound Surveillance

  • G. K. Richards
  • C. Gaese
  • S. Travers
Conference paper

Abstract

Clean wound surveillance is regarded by some as the study of bacteriologic cultures taken from clean incised tissue at the time of surgery. Others apply this term to the surveillance of patients having undergone clean surgical procedures to measure the rate of postoperative wound sepsis.

Keywords

Phage Type Clean Wound Lococcus Aureus Severe Wound Infection Antibiotic Dosage Regimen 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. K. Richards
  • C. Gaese
  • S. Travers

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