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Infection

Edited by David Leaper and Iain Whitaker

in Post-operative Complications

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199546268
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726071 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199546268.003.02

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Infection

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Infection - Healthcare associated infection (HCAI) - Surgical site infection (SSI) - Urinary and respiratory infections and post-operative peritonitis - Post-operative pyrexia - SIRS, sepsis, MODS, and organ failure - Bacterial resistance and emergence - Other relevant surgical infections, including HIV and hepatitis

Chapter.  7822 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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