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.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Importance The human and financial costs of treating surgical site infections (SSIs) are increasing. The number of surgical… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND The 69th World Health Assembly approved the Global Health Sector Strategy to eliminate hepatitis C virus (HCV… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Pre-adolescent girls (9-15years) have the option of receiving a two dose HPV vaccine series at either a six month or one year… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND  Previous reports on molecular rapid diagnostic testing (mRDT) do not consistently demonstrate improved clinical… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Despite decades of research, efficient therapies for most enteropathogenic bacteria are still lacking. In this review, we focus… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Importance Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted infection that is a major cause of noncervical anogenital… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
s of the IDSA 36th Annual Meeting 1998;91(88). 84. Gil-Egea MJ, Pi-Sunyer MT, Verdaguer A, Sanz F, Sitges-Serra A, Eleizegui LT… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Randomized, controlled trials have shown that prophylactic antibiotics are effective in preventing surgical-wound… (More)
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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… (More)
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