Risk factors for surgical wound infections in clean surgery: a multicenter study. Italian PRINOS Study Group.

@article{Moro1996RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for surgical wound infections in clean surgery: a multicenter study. Italian PRINOS Study Group.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Luisa Sol{\'e} Moro and Maria Patrizia Carrieri and Alberto E. Tozzi and Susan E. Lana and Donato Greco},
  journal={Annali italiani di chirurgia},
  year={1996},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={
          13-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate potential risk factors for surgical wound infections in clean surgery. STUDY DESIGN Multicenter prospective study in eight general surgical wards and one thoracic surgical ward. METHODS All patients undergoing clean operations in the nine wards were included in the study. The following data were collected for each study participant: demographic characteristics, underlying disease, predisposing factors, type of surgery, length of operation, preoperative shaving, type… CONTINUE READING

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