EMBASE 1980 to 2007 Week 38

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1CLINICAL TRIALS/474489
2(clinic$ adj5 trial$).ti,ab,sh.110885
3SINGLE BLIND PROCEDURE/7060
4DOUBLE BLIND PROCEDURE/66596
5RANDOM ALLOCATION/23980
6CROSSOVER PROCEDURE/19466
7PLACEBO/104378
8placebo$.ti,ab,sh.153464
9random$.ti,ab,sh.385619
10RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS/149092
11((single or double or triple or treble) adj (blind$ or mask$)).ti,ab,sh.87138
12randomi?ed control$ trial$.tw.26862
13or/1–12781656
14META ANALYSIS/32005
15((meta adj analy$) or metaanalys$ or meta-analy$).ti,ab,sh.39369
16(systematic$ adj5 (review$ or overview$)).ti,sh,ab.21804
17(methodologic$ adj5 (review$ or overview$)).ti,ab,sh.1431
18or/14–1753160
19review.pt.828772
20(medline or medlars or embase).ab.19088
21(scisearch or science citation index).ab.558
22(psychlit or psyclit or psychinfo or psycinfo or cinahl or cochrane).ab.5928
23((hand or manual$) adj2 search$).tw.2186
24(electronic database$ or bibliographic database$ or computeri?ed database$ or online database$).tw.3453
25(pooling or pooled or mantel haenszel).tw.22133
26(peto or dersimonian or “der simonian” or fixed effect).tw.668
27or/20–2644950
2819 and 2714946
29or/18,2861821
30case study.tw,sh.20363
31abstract report.tw,sh.71201
32note.tw,sh.236519
33short survey.tw,sh.396024
34letter.tw,sh.381062
35case report.tw,sh.964243
36editorial.tw,sh.238004
37or/30–362188647
3813 not 37694789
3929 not 3826551
40or/38–39721340
41SURGICAL INFECTION/3673
42WOUND INFECTION/13712
43POSTOPERATIVE INFECTION/13536
44((surger$ or surgical$) adj5 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).ti,ab.11070
45((wound? or incision$) adj5 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).ti,ab.13249
46(SSI or SSTI).ti,ab.1189
47or/41–4641728
48BATH/1904
49bath$.ti,ab.24168
50shower$.ti,ab.999
51wash$.ti,ab.54520
52or/48–5178976
5347 and 52319
54limit 53 to yr=“2006 – 2007”50
55limit 54 to english language43
56limit 55 to human38
5740 and 568

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Cover of Surgical Site Infection
Surgical Site Infection: Prevention and Treatment of Surgical Site Infection.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 74.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2008 Oct.
Copyright © 2008, National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health.

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