Surgical site infection and antibiotics use pattern in a tertiary care hospital in Nepal.

OBJECTIVE To obtain information on surgical site infection (SSI) and the regimens used for surgical prophylaxis. METHODS The study was carried out at Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal from 1st January to 30th June 2004. Inpatients and outpatients undergoing surgical procedures in General Surgery department were included. Data was collected on a… (More)