Risk factors for wound infection following cesarean deliveries.

  title={Risk factors for wound infection following cesarean deliveries.},
  author={Naomi Schneid-Kofman and Eyal Sheiner and Amalia G. Levy and Gershon Holcberg},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={90 1},
OBJECTIVE To identify risk factors for early wound infection (diagnosed prior to discharge) following cesarean delivery. METHODS A population-based study comparing women who have and have not developed a wound infection prior to discharge from Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, between 1988 and 2002. RESULTS Of the 19,416 cesarean deliveries performed during the study period, 726 (3.7%) were followed by wound infection. Using a multivariable logistic… CONTINUE READING


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