EMBASE 1980 to 2008 Week 05

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1ECONOMICS/5497
2HEALTH ECONOMICS/9803
3ECONOMIC EVALUATION/3989
4COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS/27844
5COST CONTROL/16071
6COST EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS/52668
7COST MINIMIZATION ANALYSIS/1280
8COST OF ILLNESS/4340
9COST UTILITY ANALYSIS/2141
10COST/19717
11HEALTH CARE COST/57033
12DRUG COST/32245
13HEALTH CARE FINANCING/8963
14HOSPITAL COST/6079
15SOCIOECONOMICS/28931
16ECONOMIC ASPECT/69016
17QUALITY-ADJUSTED LIFE YEARS/3442
18FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT/21981
19PHARMACOECONOMICS/906
20RESOURCE ALLOCATION/7071
21(financ$ or fiscal$ or funding).tw.36992
22(QALY$ or life?year$).tw.1858
23(econom$ or cost$).tw.221195
24pharmacoeconomic$.tw.2500
25or/1–24395661
26SURGICAL INFECTION/3853
27WOUND DEHISCENCE/3202
28WOUND INFECTION/14109
29POSTOPERATIVE INFECTION/13994
30((wound? or incision$) adj5 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).tw.13546
31((surger$ or surgical$) adj5 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).tw.11357
32(SSI or SSTI).tw.1239
33((post operative$ or postoperative$ or post surgical$ or postsurgical$) adj3 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$)).tw.6370
34BACTERIAL INFECTION/pc5068
35SKIN INFECTION/pc318
36or/26–3551476
37exp LAVAGE/27751
38WOUND IRRIGATION/597
39irrigat$.tw.10351
40lavage.tw.23253
41(cleanse? or cleansing or rins$ or wash$).tw.61065
42or/37–41101869
43PERITONEAL CAVITY/4265
44ABDOMEN/5961
45(abdom$ or intraabdom$ or introabdom$).tw.133031
46(cavity or intracavity).tw.49453
47(peritoneal or peritoneum).tw.52320
48((pelvis or pelvic) adj2 cavity).tw.517
49or/43–48218218
50and/36,421820
51and/49–50343
52and/25,5125
53limit 52 to english language19

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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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