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The use of the Body Mass Index in studies of abdominal wound infection

Roberts, J.V., Bates, Tom (1992) The use of the Body Mass Index in studies of abdominal wound infection. Journal of Hospital Infection, 20 (3). pp. 217-220. ISSN 0195-6701. (doi:10.1016/0195-6701(92)90090-9) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:66389)

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Abstract

Abdominal wound infection rates were significantly related to obesity, as measured by Body Mass Index, in two large clinical trials of prophylactic antibiotics in at-risk abdominal surgery. Obesity is a risk factor that should be taken into account in any study in which wound infection is an outcome measure.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/0195-6701(92)90090-9
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: M3 - Article [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled keywords: Abdominal wound infection, Body Mass Index, clinical trials
Divisions: Divisions > Directorate of Education > School of Education
Depositing User: Bates Tom
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2019 15:20 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:25 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/66389 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Bates, Tom: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5554-1945
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