Intervention Protocol

Antibiotics for preventing infection in people receiving chest drains

  1. Claudio Jose Rubira1,*,
  2. Paulo Eduardo de Oliveira Carvalho2,
  3. Antonio José Maria Cataneo3,
  4. Lidia Raquel Carvalho4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 15 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009165


How to Cite

Rubira CJ, de Oliveira Carvalho PE, Cataneo AJM, Carvalho LR. Antibiotics for preventing infection in people receiving chest drains (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009165. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009165.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Marilia Medical School, Department of Evidence Based Health Actions, São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Marilia Medical School, Evidence Based Health Actions and Thoracic Surgery, Marilia, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  3. 3

    Sao Paulo State University, Department of Surgery & Orthopedics, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  4. 4

    São Paulo State University, Department of Biostatistics, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

*Claudio Jose Rubira, Department of Evidence Based Health Actions, Marilia Medical School, Avenida Monte Carmelo, 800, Bairro Fragata, São Paulo, 17519-030, Brazil. claudio.rubira@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 15 JUN 2011

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To summarise the effects of antibiotic prophylaxis for patients receiving a chest drain after clean or clean-contaminated surgery.