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Surgical Wound Infection Summary

Description: Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.

Also Known As: Infection, Postoperative Wound; Infection, Surgical Wound; Wound Infection, Postoperative; Wound Infection, Surgical; Infections, Postoperative Wound Show All >>

Networked: 716 relevant articles (60 outcomes, 87 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Surgical Wound Infection

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 8 outcomes 17 studies in 102 results : IBA
  2. Metronidazole (Metric) : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 18 results : FDA 70 Generic
  3. Cefazolin (Ancef) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 17 results : FDA 35 Generic
  4. Cefoxitin (Cefoxitin Sodium) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 8 results : FDA 15 Generic
  5. Povidone-Iodine (Betadine) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 16 results : FDA 42 Generic
  6. Cefamandole : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  7. Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination (Co-amoxiclav) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 1
  8. Piperacillin : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 10 Generic
  9. tazobactam : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 2 results : FDA 2 Generic
  10. Cefuroxime (Zinacef) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 8 results : FDA 6 Generic
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Diseases Related to Surgical Wound Infection

  1. Infection
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  3. Appendicitis
  4. Wound Infection (Wound Infections)
  5. Urinary Tract Infections (Urinary Tract Infection)
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Key Therapies for Surgical Wound Infection

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  1. Antibiotic Prophylaxis : 11 outcomes 9 studies in 80 results
  2. Laryngectomy : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results
  3. Neurosurgical Procedures : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results
  4. Debridement : 2 outcomes in 16 results
  5. Sutures (Suture) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 19 results
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