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Do surgical care bundles reducethe risk of surgical site infectionsin patients undergoing colorectalsurgery? A systematic review andcohort meta-analysis of 8,515 patients
BACKGROUND: Care bundles are a strategy that can be used to reduce the risk of surgical site infection (SSI), but individual studies of care bundles report conflicting outcomes. This study assesses the effectiveness of ...
English hospitals under report SSIs
We thank Lamagini and colleagues for their interest in our paper. These authors from the HPA claim that we are misinformed and lacking in understanding. Yet, our criticisms are the same as those expressed by the Public ...
Temperature taking: children's preferences.
(RCN Publishing, 2003)
Surveillance of surgical site infection: more accurate definitions and intensive recording needed
Surgical site infection (SSI) continues to be a burden on systems that deliver healthcare and on patients who suffer morbidity, and mortality, associated with this complication of medical intervention. Surveillance of ...
Patient skin preparation.
(Oxford University Press, 2009)