Identification of risk factors by systematic review and development of risk-adjusted models for surgical site infection.


Gibbons, C; Bruce, J; Carpenter, J; Wilson, A; Wilson, J; Pearson, A; Lamping, D; Krukowski, Zh; Reeves, B; (2011) Identification of risk factors by systematic review and development of risk-adjusted models for surgical site infection. Health technology assessment (Winchester, England), 15 (30). pp. 1-156. ISSN 1366-5278 DOI: https://doi.org/10.3310/hta15300

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Abstract

Surgical site infections (SSIs) are complications of surgery that cause significant postoperative morbidity. SSI has been proposed as a potential indicator of the quality of care in the context of clinical governance and monitoring of the performance of NHS organisations against targets.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Public Health and Policy > Dept of Health Services Research and Policy
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Medical Statistics
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Disease Control
PubMed ID: 21884656
Web of Science ID: 296944000001
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/225

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