Surgical site infection in orthopedic trauma: A case-control study evaluating risk factors and cost.

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BACKGROUND With the shift of our healthcare system toward a value-based system of reimbursement, complications such as surgical site infections (SSI) may not be reimbursed. The purpose of our study was to investigate the costs and risk factors of SSI for orthopedic trauma patients. METHODS Through retrospective analysis, 1819 patients with isolated… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcot.2015.04.004

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