Top 20 of Surgical Wound Infection

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CDC definitions for nosocomial infections, 1988.

1988: TGEmori; JSGarner; TCHoran; JMHughes; WRJarvis;

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Nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus: epidemiology, underlying mechanisms, and associated risks.

1997: JKluytmans; Avan Belkum; HVerbrugh;

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Overview of nosocomial infections caused by gram-negative bacilli.

2005: National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System; JREdwards; RGaynes;

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Guideline for prevention of surgical site infection, 1999. Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee.

1999: TCHoran; WRJarvis; AJMangram; MLPearson; LCSilver;

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Prevention of infection in the treatment of one thousand and twenty-five open fractures of long bones: retrospective and prospective analyses.

1976: JTAnderson; RBGustilo;

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CDC definitions of nosocomial surgical site infections, 1992: a modification of CDC definitions of surgical wound infections.

1992: TGEmori; RPGaynes; TCHoran; WRJarvis; WJMartone;

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Medical and economic impact of extraintestinal infections due to Escherichia coli: focus on an increasingly important endemic problem.

2003: JRJohnson; TARusso;

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Morbidity at bone graft donor sites.

1989: MWChapman; EMYounger;

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Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 1999. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee.

1999: TCHoran; WRJarvis; AJMangram; MLPearson; LCSilver;

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Preventing surgical-site infections in nasal carriers of Staphylococcus aureus.

2010: LGBode; DBogaers; ATBox; JAKluytmans; RRoosendaal; ATroelstra; Avan Belkum; Ivan der Tweel; ... CMVandenbroucke-Grauls; HAVerbrugh; MCVos; AVoss; HFWertheim;

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Perioperative normothermia to reduce the incidence of surgical-wound infection and shorten hospitalization. Study of Wound Infection and Temperature Group.

1996: AKurz; RLenhardt; DISessler;

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Randomized multicenter trial of sentinel node biopsy versus standard axillary treatment in operable breast cancer: the ALMANAC Trial.

2006: TIAbdullah; LBarr; NBundred; UChetty; DClarke; JMDixon; PJEll; DEngland; ... LFallowfield; AFleissig; AGoyal; KHorgan; MKissin; REMansel; IMonypenny; RGNewcombe; MSibbering; DHSinnett; CYiangou;

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The efficacy of infection surveillance and control programs in preventing nosocomial infections in US hospitals.

1985: DHCulver; TGEmori; RWHaley; TMHooton; WMMorgan; VPMunn; JWWhite;

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The timing of prophylactic administration of antibiotics and the risk of surgical-wound infection.

1992: JPBurke; DCClassen; RSEvans; SDHorn; RLMenlove; SLPestotnik;

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The impact of surgical-site infections in the 1990s: attributable mortality, excess length of hospitalization, and extra costs.

1999: JPBriggs; KBKirkland; DJSexton; SLTrivette; WEWilkinson;

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The effective period of preventive antibiotic action in experimental incisions and dermal lesions.

1961: JFBurke;

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Epidemiology of nosocomial infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

1982: ICabezudo; RLThompson; RPWenzel;

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Infection control - a problem for patient safety.

2003: JPBurke;

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Intranasal mupirocin to prevent postoperative Staphylococcus aureus infections.

2002: Mupirocin And The Risk Of Staphylococcus Aureus Study Team; JJCullen; PPFrench; LAHerwaldt; TMPerl; MAPfaller; DSheppard; JTwombley; RPWenzel; MBZimmerman;

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Spectrum of disease due to rapidly growing mycobacteria.

1983 Jul-Aug: RCGood; VASilcox; MSStone; JMSwenson; JATschen; RJWallace;

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