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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23314208/traumatic-lacerations-what-are-the-risks-for-infection-and-has-the-golden-period-of-laceration-care-disappeared
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MULTICENTER STUDY
James V Quinn, Steven K Polevoi, Michael A Kohn
OBJECTIVE: To determine risk factors associated with infection and traumatic lacerations and to see if a relationship exists between infection and time to wound closure after injury. METHODS: Consecutive patients presenting with traumatic lacerations at three diverse emergency departments were prospectively enrolled and 27 variables were collected at the time of treatment. Patients were followed for 30 days to determine the development of a wound infection and desire for scar revision...
February 2014: Emergency Medicine Journal: EMJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22290281/randomized-clinical-trial-of-antibiotics-in-acute-uncomplicated-diverticulitis
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
A Chabok, L PĂ„hlman, F Hjern, S Haapaniemi, K Smedh
BACKGROUND: The standard of care for acute uncomplicated diverticulitis today is antibiotic treatment, although there are no controlled studies supporting this management. The aim was to investigate the need for antibiotic treatment in acute uncomplicated diverticulitis, with the endpoint of recovery without complications after 12 months of follow-up. METHODS: This multicentre randomized trial involving ten surgical departments in Sweden and one in Iceland recruited 623 patients with computed tomography-verified acute uncomplicated left-sided diverticulitis...
April 2012: British Journal of Surgery
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