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1SURGICAL WOUND INFECTION/22081
2SURGICAL WOUND DEHISCENCE/4691
3(SSI or SSTI).ti,ab.1578
4WOUND INFECTION/7611
5INFECTION CONTROL/13191
6((wound? or incision$) adj5 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).ti,ab.16827
7((surger$ or surgical$) adj5 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).ti,ab.13783
8POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS/227319
9or/1–8280465
10((intestin$ or bowel? or colon$ or colorec$ or ceco$ or rect$2) adj3 (prepar$ or mechanical$)).tw.3970
11((intestin$ or bowel? or colon$ or colorec$ or ceco$ or rect$2) adj3 (purg$ or wash$)).tw.423
12or/10–114355
13and/9,12539
14(surger$ or surgical$).hw,tw.1014357
15su.fs.1179298
16or/14–151644475
17and/13,16522
18editorial.pt.211325
19letter.pt.608657
20comment.pt.344865
21historical article.pt.246416
22or/18–211107414
2317 not 22510
24limit 23 to humans489
25limit 24 to english language352
26limit 25 to yr=“2004 – 2007”57

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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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