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Title: Prescription Patterns and use of Prophylactic antibiotic in minor injuries at emergency department, Civil Hospital, Aizawl, Mizoram
Authors: Chawngthanchhunga
Keywords: School of Health Systems Studies
Antibiotic
Issue Date: 2017
Abstract: Traumatic injuries cause 5.8 million deaths per year globally. Before the advent of antibiotics, sepsis was considered almost inevitable after injury. Today infection continues to be a common complication after traumatic injury and is associated with increases in morbidity and mortality and longer hospital stays. Research into the pattern of antibiotic use in post-traumatic injuries focus mainly on minor injuries. There is a paucity of study into the prevention of infections following traumatic injuries. This review analyses the evidence for the pattern and role of prophylactic antibiotics in the management of minor injuries.
URI: http://192.168.194.112/handle/1/10682
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