Effects of Supplemental Oxygen and Dexamethasone on Surgical Site Infection: A Factorial Randomized Trial

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(Abstracted from Br J Anaesth, 115:434–443, 2015)Surgical site infection (SSI) is thought to be inversely related to tissue oxygenation during and a few hours after surgery and is associated with chronic steroid use. It is characterized as superficial incisional, deep incisional, or peritoneal.

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