Practices to Reduce Surgical Site Infections Among Women Undergoing Cesarean Section: A Review.

@article{McKibben2015PracticesTR,
  title={Practices to Reduce Surgical Site Infections Among Women Undergoing Cesarean Section: A Review.},
  author={Rebeccah A. McKibben and Samantha I. Pitts and Catalina Suarez-Cuervo and Trish Perl and Eric B. Bass},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={915-21}
}
OBJECTIVE Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among women undergoing cesarean section (C-section), a common procedure in North America. While risk factors for SSI are often modifiable, wide variation in clinical practice exists. With this review, we provide a comprehensive overview of the results and quality of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on interventions to reduce surgical site infections among women undergoing C-section. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING