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Preoperative skin antiseptics for preventing surgical wound infections after clean surgery.
BACKGROUND Surgical site infection rates in the month following clean surgery vary from 0.6% (knee prosthesis) to 5% (limb amputation). Due to the large number of clean surgical procedures conductedExpand
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Intraoperative interventions for preventing surgical site infection: an overview of Cochrane Reviews.
BACKGROUND Surgical site infection (SSI) rates vary from 1% to 5% in the month following surgery. Due to the large number of surgical procedures conducted annually, the costs of these SSIs can beExpand
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Dealing with Alcohol-related problems in the Night-Time Economy: A Study Protocol for Mapping trends in harm and stakeholder views surrounding local community level interventions
BackgroundThis project will provide a comprehensive investigation into the prevalence of alcohol-related harms and community attitudes in the context of community-based interventions beingExpand
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What do patients and the public know about clinical practice guidelines and what do they want from them? A qualitative study
BackgroundGuideline producers are increasingly producing versions of guidelines for the public. The aim of this study was to explore what patients and the public understand about the purpose andExpand
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Key stakeholder views of venue lockouts in Newcastle and Geelong
A substantial proportion of the problems associated with alcohol and interpersonal violence arise in or around licensed premises. One intervention, called lockouts, involves stopping people enteringExpand
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'The ones that turn up are the ones that are responsible': Key stakeholders perspectives on liquor accords.
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Liquor accords were introduced as an intervention to reduce alcohol-related harm in and around licensed venues. There have been very few evaluations of the accords, made all theExpand
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Patron Banning in the Nightlife Entertainment Districts: A Key Informant Perspective.
OBJECTIVE Alcohol-related harm in and around licensed venues is associated with substantial costs. Many interventions have been introduced in an effort to combat these harms, and one suchExpand
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Running a successful network to support methodologists and guideline developers: sharing experiences from UK evidence synthesis networks
Running a successful network to support methodologists and guideline developers: sharing experiences from UK evidence synthesis networks Facilitators: Judith Thornton (NICE); Ruaraidh HillExpand
Gendering security: Violence and risk in Australia’s night-time economies
Expanding the Gaze is a collection of important new empirical and theoretical works that demonstrate the significance of the gendered dynamics of surveillance.
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