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The patients were randomized into 3 groups: those patients undergoing a ionic silver-containing dressing (ISD) (Group 1), those undergoing a Mupirocin ointment application (MOA) (Group 2) and those using a conventional dressing (Group 3) in the surgical wound after finishing an elective colorectal surgery.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Incisional Surgical Site Infections
ionic silver-containing dressing, Mupirocin ointment application
Hospital General Universitario Elche
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-10-29T22:38:22-0400
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