[Can selective decontamination of the digestive tract as a routine procedure on intensive care units be recommended?].

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After giving an overview on the epidemiological and microecological background, the applicable drugs, and the necessary microbiological surveillance for Selective Decontamination of the Digestive tract (SDD), the results of 2 new metaanalyses of 22 and 25 individual randomized studies are discussed. A 50%-reduction of the pneumonia incidence results in an… (More)

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@article{Spaeth1995CanSD, title={[Can selective decontamination of the digestive tract as a routine procedure on intensive care units be recommended?].}, author={George L. Spaeth}, journal={Zentralblatt fur Chirurgie}, year={1995}, volume={120 6}, pages={417-25} }