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      Is the mortality rate for septic shock really decreasing? 

      Christaki, Eirini; Opal, Steven M. (2008)
      Survival rates for patients in septic shock have gradually improved in critical care units worldwide over the last 25 years. Further improvement will be predicated on the discovery of new therapies to disrupt the underlying ...
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      Risk factors affecting the incidence of infection after orthopaedic surgery: The role of chemoprophylaxis 

      Masgala, Aikaterini; Chronopoulos, Efstathios; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Sourlas, J.; Lallos, Stergios; Brilakis, Emmanuel; Lazarettos, John; Efstathopoulos, Nikolaos (2012)
      The incidence of surgical site infection and urinary tract infection following orthopaedic procedures has diminished in recent years due to modern antimicrobial prophylaxis. We conducted a case-control study (100 cases, ...