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Volume:28 Issue:10 Number:11 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12489
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

OTA 2020: Effectiveness of Antibiotics for Superficial SSI - A Secondary Analysis of the FLOW Trial


Study Type:N/A
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

How Successful Is Antibiotic Treatment for Superficial Surgical Site Infections Following Open Fracture? A FLOW Trial Cohort Secondary Analysis

Contributing Authors: S Bzovsky E Schemitsch K Jeray B Petrisor M Bhandari S Sprague C Prada S Tanner FM Fernandez

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Synopsis

A secondary analysis of the Fluid Lavage of Open Wounds (FLOW) Trial database was performed to assess the effectiveness of antibiotics alone in treating superficial surgical site infection in patients who were operatively treated for open fractures. A logistic binary regression analysis was performed to identify any factors associated with antibiotic treatment failure. Of the 139 patients who rece...

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