EMBASE 1980 to 2007 Week 42

#Search historyResults
1SURGERY/35031
2(surger$ or surgical$).ti,sh.392649
3or/1–2392649
4SURGICAL INFECTION/3724
5WOUND DEHISCENCE/3114
6WOUND INFECTION/13807
7POSTOPERATIVE INFECTION/13631
8((wound? or incision$) adj5 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).ti,ab.13314
9((surger$ or surgical$) adj5 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).ti,ab.11130
10(SSI or SSTI).ti,ab.1203
11or/4–1043514
12“BANDAGES AND DRESSINGS”/92
13BANDAGE/1573
14FOAM DRESSING/31
15GAUZE DRESSING/165
16HYDROCOLLOID DRESSING/46
17HYDROGEL DRESSING/30
18TRANSPARENT DRESSING/8
19WOUND DRESSING/4744
20bandag$.ti,ab.1963
21dressing?.ti,ab.5989
22hydrocolloid?.ti,ab.490
23gauz$.ti,ab.1408
24silicon$ foam elastomer?.ti,ab.5
25(wound? adj5 silastic).ti,ab.17
26silicone foam?.ti,ab.26
27(film adj3 membrane?).ti,ab.197
28comfeel.ti,ab.28
29biatain.ti,ab.4
30physiotulle$.ti,ab.0
31alione.ti,ab.0
32seasorb.ti,ab.3
33tegaderm.ti,ab.78
34coloplast.ti,ab.25
35aquacel.ti,ab.30
36acticoat.ti,ab.42
37mepore.ti,ab.6
38hydrasorb.ti,ab.2
39cutiplast.ti,ab.2
40or/12–3911944
41and/3,11,40394
42limit 41 to human356
43limit 42 to english language325
44letter.sh,tw.383869
45editorial.tw,sh.239866
46comment.tw,sh.15250
47or/44–46628999
4843 not 47297

From: Search strategies

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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