Febrile and infectious morbidity after abdominal hysterectomy at Srinagarind Hospital.

@article{Pothinam1992FebrileAI,
  title={Febrile and infectious morbidity after abdominal hysterectomy at Srinagarind Hospital.},
  author={S Pothinam and P Sirinavasatian and Pisake Lumbiganon},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={1992},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={178-83}
}
Two hundred and fifty-seven patients who had undergone total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) in a rural University Hospital in Thailand between September, 1989 and May, 1990 were found to have an incidence of postoperative febrile and infectious morbidity of 35.4 per cent and 10.1 per cent respectively. The risk factors for febrile morbidity are administration of prophylactic antibiotics, a resident being the surgeon and duration of operation time of more than 120 minutes. The risk factors for… CONTINUE READING

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