Factors associated with surgical site infection in colorectal surgery: the Japan nosocomial infections surveillance.

@article{Morikane2014FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with surgical site infection in colorectal surgery: the Japan nosocomial infections surveillance.},
  author={K Morikane and Hitoshi Honda and Takuya Yamagishi and Satowa Suzuki and Mayumi Aminaka},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={660-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the most common healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). This study aims to assess factors associated with SSI after colorectal surgery in Japan, using a Japanese national database for HAIs. DESIGN A retrospective nationwide surveillance-based study. SETTING Japanese healthcare facilities. METHODS Data on colon and rectal surgeries performed from 2008 through 2010 were extracted from a national monitoring system for healthcare-associated… CONTINUE READING
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