Infection after urogynecologic surgery with the use of dexamethasone for nausea prophylaxis.

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine if a single perioperative dose of dexamethasone increases the risk of infection after urogynecologic surgery. DESIGN Retrospective chart review (2004 - 2006) of patient records from the preoperative period to follow-up of 6 weeks from procedure. SETTING University-affiliated tertiary-care hospital. MEASUREMENTS The records… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2012.03.009

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