Incidence and predictors of surgical-site infections in Vietnam.

@article{Nguyen2001IncidenceAP,
  title={Incidence and predictors of surgical-site infections in Vietnam.},
  author={Dang Nguyen and W. Bentley MacLeod and Dac Cam Phung and Qian Cong and V H Nguy and Huong Van Nguyen and David H. Hamer},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={485-92}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of, and risk factors for, surgical-site infections (SSIs). DESIGN Prospective observational study of all patients undergoing surgery during a 3-month period. SETTING Two urban hospitals in Hanoi, Vietnam. PATIENTS All 697 patients admitted for emergent and elective surgery. METHODS Data were collected on all patients undergoing surgery during a 3-month period at each hospital. We stratified the data by type of surgery, wound class, and Study on the… CONTINUE READING