PMID: 3736793Jun 1, 1986

Prevention of primary wound infection in neurosurgical patients: a 10-year study

M H Savitz, S S Katz


Two neurosurgeons in private practice at three community hospitals followed a regimen of antimicrobial prophylaxis for 10 years. No primary wound infection occurred in a series of 2000 consecutive major operations. The study gives rise to certain recommendations for the prevention of postoperative sepsis in neurosurgical patients.


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