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Head and Neck Cancer Surgery | Identify Patients at Risk for Wound Infection

Purpose:

To identify patients having head and neck cancer surgery who are at high risk for surgical site infection.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

C00-C14, C69, C70, C71, T81.4

Description:

Pelczar et al identified risk factors associated with surgical site infections in patients have cancer surgery for the head and neck. The authors are from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

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