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Prophylactic antibiotics in elective hip and knee arthroplasty: an analysis of organisms reported to cause infections and national survey of clinical practice

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We wanted to investigate regional variations in the organisms reported to be causing peri-prosthetic infections and to report on prophylaxis regimens currently in use across England.Analysis of data routinely collected by Public Health England's (PHE) national surgical site infection database on elective primary hip and knee arthroplasty procedures between April 2010 and March 2013 to investigate regional variations in causative organisms. A separate national survey of 145 hospital Trusts (gr...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1302/2046-3758.411.2000432

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Hickson, CJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Elgohari, S More by this author
Masters, JP More by this author
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Publisher:
British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery Publisher's website
Journal:
Bone and Joint Research Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
11
Pages:
181-189
Publication date:
2015-11-19
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EISSN:
2046-3758
ISSN:
2046-3758
URN:
uuid:d70d5896-afa6-41ae-a865-8813c1819ad2
Source identifiers:
604602
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pubs:604602

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