Surgical Wound Infection Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Disposable surgical face masks for preventing surgical wound infection in clean surgery


Lipp A, Edwards P

OBJECTIVES: To determine whether disposable surgical face masks worn by the surgical team during clean surgery prevent postoperative surgical wound infection.

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


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: Tissue adhesives for closure of surgical incisions


Coulthard P, Esposito M, Worthington HV, van der Elst M, van Waes OJ, Darcey J

OBJECTIVES: To determine the relative effects of various tissue adhesives and conventional skin closure techniques on the healing of surgical wounds.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Use of plastic adhesive drapes during surgery for preventing surgical site infection


Webster J, Alghamdi A

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effect of adhesive drapes used during surgery on surgical site infection, cost, mortality and morbidity.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Honey as a topical treatment for wounds


Jull AB, Walker N, Deshpande S

OBJECTIVES: The objective was to determine whether honey increases the rate of healing in acute wounds (e.g. burns, lacerations) and chronic wounds (e.g. skin ulcers, infected surgical wounds).