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A Predictive Score for Determining Risk of Surgical Site Infection after Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery.

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Summary of "A Predictive Score for Determining Risk of Surgical Site Infection after Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery."

To determine factors predictive of postoperative surgical site infection (SSI) after fracture fixation and create a prediction score for risk of infection at time of initial treatment.

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Name: Journal of orthopaedic trauma
ISSN: 1531-2291
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