Edilaine Maria Leci Sales

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BACKGROUND This randomized controlled trial was designed to assess whether dressing wear time could influence surgical-site infection rates and skin colonization. Patients' perception at self-assessment was also analyzed. METHODS Seventy patients undergoing reduction mammaplasty were randomly allocated to group I (dressing removed on postoperative day 1)(More)
  • Daniela Francescato Veiga, Joel Veiga-Filho, +5 authors Lydia Masako Ferreira
  • 2013
BACKGROUND One of the major risk variables for surgical site infection is wound management. Understanding infection risk factors for breast operations is essential in order to develop infection-prevention strategies and improve surgical outcomes. The aim of this trial is to assess the influence of dressing wear time on surgical site infection rates and skin(More)
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