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Wound-edge protection devices for preventing surgical site infection in abdominal surgery

  1. Thomas D Pinkney1,*,
  2. John McCall2,
  3. Jo C Dumville3,
  4. Francesca J Edwards2,
  5. Adrian Gheorghe4,
  6. David C Bartlett5,
  7. Benjamin R Fletcher4,
  8. Melanie J Calvert6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 24 JUN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010614


How to Cite

Pinkney TD, McCall J, Dumville JC, Edwards FJ, Gheorghe A, Bartlett DC, Fletcher BR, Calvert MJ. Wound-edge protection devices for preventing surgical site infection in abdominal surgery (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD010614. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010614.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Hospitals Birmingham, Academic Department of Surgery, Birmingham, UK

  2. 2

    Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Department of Surgical Sciences, Dunedin, New Zealand

  3. 3

    University of Manchester, Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Manchester, UK

  4. 4

    University of Birmingham, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

  5. 5

    University of Birmingham, NIHR Biomedical Unit and Centre for Liver Research, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

  6. 6

    University of Birmingham, School of Health and Population Science, Birmingham, UK

*Thomas D Pinkney, Academic Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mindelsohn Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham, NG7 2UH, UK. thomas.pinkney@tiscali.co.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 24 JUN 2013

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Abstract

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

To compare the effects of WEPDs in the prevention of SSI in patients undergoing abdominal surgery.