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Surgical site infection after hand surgery outside the operating theatre: a systematic review.

Abstract:

We carried out a systematic review to determine the incidence of infection for hand surgery done in settings other than the operating theatre. Databases were searched and a PRISMA chart created by three independent reviewers. From 1200 studies identified, 46 full text articles were reviewed and six were included (two Level 3 studies and four Level 4). In three studies there were no infections after surgery in an office, procedure room or emergency department. Two studies with a combined numbe...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1177/1753193416676408

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Jagodzinski, NA More by this author
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Hand Surgery European Volume Journal website
Volume:
42
Issue:
3
Pages:
289-294
Publication date:
2017-03-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-06
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EISSN:
2043-6289
ISSN:
1753-1934
Pubs id:
pubs:682221
URN:
uri:4c33699c-9c78-444e-892d-26ecfa998ad0
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uuid:4c33699c-9c78-444e-892d-26ecfa998ad0
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pubs:682221

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