Symposium on intensive care: 2. Infection control in the surgical intensive care unit.

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Control of infection in the surgical intensive care unit demands unfailing attention to three distinct areas: a) The bacteria responsible may be endogenous or exogenous. The effects of the former can be limited by careful surgical techniques and judicious use of antibiotics, of the latter by the practice of asepsis and antisepsis, essentially of scrupulous… (More)

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@article{Meakins1978SymposiumOI, title={Symposium on intensive care: 2. Infection control in the surgical intensive care unit.}, author={Jonathan L. Meakins}, journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie}, year={1978}, volume={21 1}, pages={78-81} }