Surgical Site Infection: Re-assessment of the Risk Factors


IŞIK Ö., Kaya E., Dundar H. Z. , Sarkut P.

CHIRURGIA, vol.110, no.5, pp.457-461, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 110 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: CHIRURGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.457-461
  • Keywords: Surgical site infection, risk factor, general surgery

Abstract

Background: Surgical site infection (SSI) is a well-known complication of general surgery. Although overall SSI rate is relatively low, it is the most common nosocomial infection. SSI adversely affects patient outcomes and healthcare costs.