A Five-Year Prospective Study of 23,649 Surgical Wounds

Arch Surg. 1973 Aug;107(2):206-10. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.1973.01350200078018.

MeSH terms

  • Age Factors
  • Alberta
  • Antisepsis / standards
  • Cross Infection
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Disinfectants
  • Electrocoagulation
  • Hair Removal / adverse effects
  • Hospital Departments
  • Humans
  • Length of Stay
  • Nutrition Disorders / complications
  • Obesity / complications
  • Postoperative Complications / prevention & control*
  • Preoperative Care
  • Prospective Studies
  • Steroids / adverse effects
  • Surgical Equipment
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative / standards
  • Surgical Wound Infection / epidemiology*
  • Surgical Wound Infection / prevention & control
  • Time Factors

Substances

  • Disinfectants
  • Steroids