Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology

The impact of anesthesia on postoperative outcomes: the effect of regional anesthesia on the incidence of surgical site infections

Andre P. Schmidt, Clovis Bevilacqua Filho

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