The effect of Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) compliance on surgical site infections (SSI).

@article{Cataife2014TheEO,
  title={The effect of Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) compliance on surgical site infections (SSI).},
  author={Guido Cataife and Daniel A Weinberg and Hui-Hsing Wong and Katherine Leslie Kahn},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2014},
  volume={52 2 Suppl 1},
  pages={S66-73}
}
BACKGROUND The Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) has developed a set of process compliance measures in an attempt to reduce the incidence of surgical site infections (SSIs). Previous research has been inconclusive on whether compliance with these measures is associated with lower SSI rates. OBJECTIVES To determine whether hospitals with higher levels of compliance with SCIP measures have lower incidence of SSIs and to identify the measures that are most likely to drive this association… CONTINUE READING

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