CHIRURGIA, vol.110, no.5, pp.457-461, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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Surgical site infection, risk factor, general surgery
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.