Adequacy of antibiotic prophylaxis protocol in appendectomies in children.

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Summary of "Adequacy of antibiotic prophylaxis protocol in appendectomies in children."

To assess compliance of antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery for acute appendicitis in children and its effect on surgical site infection.


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Name: Cirugia y cirujanos
ISSN: 2444-054X
Pages: 410-415


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