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Antibiotics after puncture wounds to the foot
  1. Magnus Harrison,
  2. Martin Thomas
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
  1. kevin.mackway-jones{at}man.ac.uk

Abstract

A short cut review was carried out to establish whether antibiotics reduce infective complications after puncture wounds to the foot. A totla of 29 papers were found using the reported search, of which none answered the question posed. Further research is needed in this area.

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