Duration of antibiotic treatment in surgical infections of the abdomen. Minimal antibiotic therapy: technology assessment instead of clinical trials.

@article{Lechleuthner1996DurationOA,
  title={Duration of antibiotic treatment in surgical infections of the abdomen. Minimal antibiotic therapy: technology assessment instead of clinical trials.},
  author={Alexander Lechleuthner and Hans Troidl and Rolf Lefering},
  journal={The European journal of surgery. Supplement. : = Acta chirurgica. Supplement},
  year={1996},
  volume={576},
  pages={36-7; discussion 37-8}
}
In modern medicine which already uses maximal resources, additional improvements involve huge extra efforts. With increasing complexity of diseases, specific treatments have only a limited influence on the "whole process". In complex clinical situations (including sepsis and SIRS) the available methodology to identify groups of patients who may benefit from… CONTINUE READING