TITLE

Role of prophylactic antibiotics for tube thoracostomy in chest trauma

AUTHOR(S)
Gonzalez, Richard P.; Holevar, Michele R.
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jul1998, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p617
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis in association with tube thoracostomy for chest trauma patients with Injury Severity Scores of 9 or 10. Chest tube placement of patients; Complications; Implications on the benefits of administering prophylactic antibiotics.
ACCESSION #
808466

 

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