In dogs with uncomplicated corneal ulcers does treatment with prophylactic antibacterial eye drops reduce the risk of secondary infection when compared to no treatment with prophylactic antibacterial eye drops?
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There were no published papers found to address the PICO
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Maggs, D. J., Miller, P. E. & Ofri, R. (2018). Slatter’s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology (6th ed.). Elsevier.
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