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

Published inJournal of orthopaedic science, vol. 17, no. 5, p. 588-594
Publication date2012
Abstract

Optimal duration of antibiotic prophylaxis following major lower limb amputation in preventing adverse stump outcomes is controversial.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Amputation/adverse effects
  • Amputation Stumps
  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis/statistics & numerical data
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Surgical Wound Dehiscence/epidemiology
  • Surgical Wound Infection/epidemiology
  • Time Factors
Citation (ISO format)
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. 588–594. doi: 10.1007/s00776-012-0245-5
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ISSN of the journal0949-2658
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