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Surgical Wound Infection

Known as: Infections, Surgical Wound, Infection, Postoperative Wound, Infection, Surgical Site 
An infection that occurs at a surgical site within 30 days after an operation.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2020
Highly Cited
2020
Abstract Background No therapeutics have yet been proven effective for the treatment of severe illness caused by SARS-CoV-2… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
What follows are the NHSN criteria for all healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). These criteria include those for the “Big… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Catheter-related bloodstream infections occurring in the intensive care unit (ICU) are common, costly, and potentially… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Hyperglycemia and insulin resistance are common in critically ill patients, even if they have not previously had… Expand
Review
1999
Review
1999
The “Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 1999” presents the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Review
1992
Review
1992
In 1988, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published definitions of nosocomial infections.1 However, because of journalistic… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Randomized, controlled trials have shown that prophylactic antibiotics are effective in preventing surgical-wound… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
To perform a valid comparison of rates among surgeons, among hospitals, or across time, surgical wound infection (SWI) rates must… Expand
Highly Cited
1959
Highly Cited
1959
The science of wound healing occupies a central role in surgical history and continues to represent a common theme for all… Expand
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