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Wound dehiscence and stump infection after lower limb amputation: risk factors and association with antibiotic use

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Published in Journal of Orthopaedic Science. 2012, vol. 17, no. 5, p. 588-94
Abstract Optimal duration of antibiotic prophylaxis following major lower limb amputation in preventing adverse stump outcomes is controversial.
Keywords AgedAmputation/adverse effectsAmputation StumpsAntibiotic Prophylaxis/statistics & numerical dataFemaleHumansMaleRetrospective StudiesRisk FactorsSurgical Wound Dehiscence/epidemiologySurgical Wound Infection/epidemiologyTime Factors
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PMID: 22669444
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Research groups Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
Glycopeptide résistance (28)
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DUNKEL, Nathalie et al. Wound dehiscence and stump infection after lower limb amputation: risk factors and association with antibiotic use. In: Journal of Orthopaedic Science, 2012, vol. 17, n° 5, p. 588-94. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:27888

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