Associated measures to antibiotic prophylaxis in urology.

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Summary of "Associated measures to antibiotic prophylaxis in urology."

Urinary tract infections are amongst the most frequent nosocomial infections followed by surgical site infections (SSI). Antibiotic prophylaxis is only one way to reduce the risk of post-operative infection. Our aim was to establish a review of the literature on measures to reduce post-operative infections outside antibiotic prophylaxis.


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Name: World journal of urology
ISSN: 1433-8726


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