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Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotic prophylaxis for mammalian bites

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Medeiros I, Saconato H

OBJECTIVES: To determine if the use of prophylactic antibiotics in mammalian bites is effective in preventing bite wound infection.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Dressings for the prevention of surgical site infection

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Dumville JC, Walter CJ, Sharp CA, Page T

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effects of wound dressings for preventing SSI in people with surgical wounds healing by primary intention.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for preventing infection in open limb fractures

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Gosselin RA, Roberts I, Gillespie WJ

OBJECTIVES: To quantify the evidence for the effectiveness of antibiotics in the initial treatment of open fractures of the limbs.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Water for wound cleansing

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Fernandez R, Griffiths R

OBJECTIVES: The objective of this review was to assess the effects of water compared with other solutions for wound cleansing.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Primary closure versus delayed closure for non bite traumatic wounds within 24 hours post injury

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Eliya-Masamba MC, Banda GW

OBJECTIVES: To determine the effect on time to healing of primary closure versus delayed closure for non bite traumatic wounds presenting within 24 hours post injury. To explore the adverse effects of primary closure compared with delayed closure for non bite traumatic wounds presenting within 24 hours post injury.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing burn wound infection

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Barajas-Nava LA, Lpez-Alcalde J, Roqu i Figuls M, Sol I, Bonfill Cosp X

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of antibiotic prophylaxis on rates of burn wound infection.