CINAHL - Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature 1982 to November Week 5 2007

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1exp CLINICAL TRIALS/49541
2clinical trial.pt.24077
3(clinic$ adj5 trial$).tw,sh.12612
4SINGLE-BLIND STUDIES/2535
5DOUBLE-BLIND STUDIES/9366
6TRIPLE-BLIND STUDIES/37
7((single or double or triple or treble) adj5 (blind$ or mask$)).tw,sh.6895
8RANDOM ASSIGNMENT/16888
9random$.tw.46370
10RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS/37853
11randomi?ed control$ trial$.tw.10212
12PLACEBOS/3888
13placebo$.tw.9634
14or/1–1382772
15META ANALYSIS/5898
16((meta adj analy$) or metaanalys$ or meta-analy$).tw.4169
17SYSTEMATIC REVIEW/3443
18systematic review.pt.10183
19(systematic$ adj5 (review$ or overview$)).tw.7972
20LITERATURE REVIEW/2497
21or/15–2019162
22(“review” or “review studies” or “review academic” or “review tutorial”).ti,ab,sh,pt.100250
23(medline or medlars or embase or cochrane or scisearch or psycinfo or psychinfo or psychlit or psyclit or “web of science” or “science citation”).tw.8484
24((hand or manual$) adj2 search$).tw.957
25(electronic database$ or bibliographic database$ or computeri?ed database$ or online database$).tw.1547
26(pooling or pooled or mantel haenszel).tw.2254
27(peto or dersimonian or “der simonian” or fixed effect).tw.391
28or/23–2710981
29and/22,286404
30or/21,2920839
31letter.pt.49058
32commentary.pt.69620
33editorial.pt.79412
34or/31–33162377
3514 not 3473335
3630 not 3418010
37or/35–3683878
38SURGICAL WOUND INFECTION/2006
39SURGICAL WOUND DEHISCENCE/216
40(SSI or SSTI).tw.453
41((wound? or incision$) adj3 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).tw.1317
42((surger$ or surgical$) adj3 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$ or dehiscen$)).tw.1021
43((post operative$ or post surgical$) adj3 (infect$ or sepsis or septic$)).tw.59
44WOUND INFECTION/1384
45or/38–444666
46ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS/797
47(antimicrob$ or anti microb$ or antibiotic$ or anti biotic$).tw.9096
48((anti-infective$ or antiinfective$ or antibacteria$ or anti-bacteria$) adj (agent$ or drug$)).tw.174
49microbicide?.tw.138
50(bacteriocide? or bacteriocidal agent?).tw.2
51ANTIBIOTICS/7366
52AMINOGLYCOSIDES/235
53ANTIBIOTICS, COMBINED/200
54exp ANTIBIOTICS, LACTAM/1834
55exp ANTIBIOTICS, MACROLIDE/794
56ANTIBIOTICS, PEPTIDE/28
57BACITRACIN/32
58CHLORAMPHENICOL/51
59exp ERYTHROMYCIN/717
60MUPIROCIN/132
61exp POLYMYXINS/66
62exp TETRACYCLINES/580
63VANCOMYCIN/457
64exp ANTIINFECTIVE AGENTS, FLUOROQUINOLONE/938
65ANTIINFECTIVE AGENTS, QUINOLONE/178
66exp SULFONAMIDES/774
67exp PENICILLINS/1019
68(gentamicin? or cefuroxime? or metronidazole? or ciprofloxacin?).tw.973
69or/46–6817601
70prophyla$.tw.4938
71(premedicat$ or pre medicat$).tw.176
72prevention.tw,hw.37243
73BACTERIAL INFECTION/pc358
74INFECTION CONTROL/10078
75(prevent$ adj2 infect$).tw.1329
76or/70–7550363
77and/69,763080
78ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS/1496
79or/77–783879
80exp ADMINISTRATION, ORAL/2774
81(by mouth or per os).tw.154
82sublingual$.tw.285
83buccal.tw.469
84oral$.ti.7581
85or/80–849936
86and/45,79564
87and/37,8686
88limit 87 to yr=“2006 – 2007”28
89limit 88 to english28
90and/85,874
91limit 90 to english4

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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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