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1randomized controlled trial.pt.246761
2controlled clinical trial.pt.77022
3DOUBLE BLIND METHOD/94781
4SINGLE BLIND METHOD/11591
5RANDOM ALLOCATION/59778
6RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS/52472
7or/1–6418296
8((single or double or triple or treble) adj5 (blind$ or mask$)).tw,sh.92403
9clinical trial.pt.444490
10exp CLINICAL TRIALS/199910
11(clinic$ adj5 trial$).tw,sh.121169
12PLACEBOS/26956
13placebo$.tw,sh.119903
14random$.tw,sh.520862
15or/8–14874045
16or/7,15882795
17META ANALYSIS/7911
18meta analysis.pt.17222
19(metaanaly$ or meta-analy$ or (meta adj analy$)).tw,sh.30602
20(systematic$ adj5 (review$ or overview$)).tw,sh.15366
21(methodologic$ adj5 (review$ or overview$)).tw,sh.1812
22or/17–2142251
23review$.pt.1342019
24(medline or medlars or embase or cinahl or cochrane or psycinfo or psychinfo or psychlit or psyclit or “web of science” or “science citation” or scisearch).tw.27929
25((hand or manual$) adj2 search$).tw.3130
26(electronic database$ or bibliographic database$ or computeri?ed database$ or online database$).tw,sh.4661
27(pooling or pooled or mantel haenszel).tw,sh.27753
28(peto or dersimonian or der simonian or fixed effect).tw,sh.1270
29or/24–2857345
3023 and 2923775
31or/22,3056696
32letter.pt.612627
33case report.tw.129971
34comment.pt.348760
35editorial.pt.213480
36historical article.pt.248519
37or/32–361243797
3816 not 37849294
3931 not 3753492
40or/38–39876416
41SURGICAL WOUND INFECTION/22182
42SURGICAL WOUND DEHISCENCE/4700
43(SSI or SSTI).tw.1596
44WOUND INFECTION/7641
45INFECTION CONTROL/13331
46((wound? or incision$) adj3 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).tw.15592
47((surger$ or surgical$) adj3 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).tw.9023
48POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS/228450
49BACTERIAL INFECTION/pc6664
50or/41–49283097
51ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS, LOCAL/9077
52POVIDONE-IODINE/1817
53CHLORHEXIDINE/4303
54DISINFECTION/7038
55DETERGENTS/14041
56ANTIBACTERIAL AGENTS/170156
57(antimicrob$ or anti microb$ or antibiotic$ or anti biotic$).tw.195578
58((anti-infective$ or antiinfective$ or antibacteria$ or anti-bacteria$) adj (agent$ or drug$)).tw.5135
59microbicide?.tw.809
60(bacteriocide? or bacteriocidal agent?).tw.39
61exp CARBAPENEMS/4488
62exp CEPHALOSPORINS/32015
63exp CEPHAMYCINS/2997
64exp MONOBACTAMS/1293
65exp PENICILLINS/60951
66THIENAMYCINS/2093
67exp MACROLIDES/71976
68exp FLUOROQUINOLONES/18345
69exp SULFONAMIDES/76423
70exp TETRACYCLINES/33836
71exp AMINOGLYCOSIDES/104898
72CLINDAMYCIN/4064
73exp NITROIMIDAZOLES/12658
74(gentamicin? or cefuroxime? or metronidazole? or ciprofloxacin?).tw.36066
75or/52–74586857
76skin.tw.265367
77topical$.tw.50380
78local$.tw.599057
79ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS/10017
80dermis.tw.11696
81dermal$.tw.24238
82or/76–81894444
83((before or prior to or previous to or preced$) adj3 (clos$ or stitch$ or stapl$)).tw.2242
84(pre closure or preclosure).tw.50
85intraoperative$.tw,hw.81813
86or/83–8583879
87and/75,8242335
88or/51,8750120
89and/50,884950
90and/86,89259
91and/40,9084
92limit 91 to (humans and english language)68

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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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