PMID: 6774512Jan 1, 1980

Current problems in hospital infection

Zentralblatt für Chirurgie
S Popkirov, G Fitschev

Abstract

(1) In surgical infections staphylococci are still dominating. (2) Following nosocomial infections gramnegative pathogens become more and more important. (3) Systemic administration of antibiotics favour the selection of gramnegative bacteria and the increase of resistence. (4) Antibiotics do not substitute asepsis and antisepsis. (5) The systemic administration of antibiotics in surgical infections should be clearly reduced. (6) No prophylactic use of antibiotics in surgery to prevent wounds infections.

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Antibiotics
Infections, Hospital
Antibiotic Resistance, Microbial
Drug Utilization
Paracolobactrum
Premedication
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Staphylococcal Infections
Streptococcus

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