TITLE

Prevention of wound infection after appendectomy

AUTHOR(S)
Walling, Anne D.
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
American Family Physician;5/15/1998, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p2512
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information taken from the article `Preventing Infection of the Incision After Appendectomy by Using Metronidazole Preoperatively to Infiltrate Tissues at the Incision,' by W. Shubing and Z. Litian, which was published in the 1997 October issue of the `American Journal of Surgery.' Results of a study conducted on wound infection after appendectomy; Conclusions made by Shubing and Litian, authors of the study.
ACCESSION #
702314

 

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