Postdischarge surveillance after cesarean section.

  title={Postdischarge surveillance after cesarean section.},
  author={Debra K Creedy and Dani Noy},
  volume={28 4},
BACKGROUND Cesarean section is a major surgical procedure with a relatively short hospital stay. A significant rate of surgical site infection after this procedure is missed by standard inpatient surveillance. This study aimed to evaluate a method of postdischarge surveillance and compare results with the incidence of infection before discharge. METHOD A postdischarge survey was sent on day 30 to 277 women who had delivered by cesarean section during the 12-month study period. A follow-up… CONTINUE READING

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