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Model of Asensio et al for Predicting Postoperative Wound Infection in a Patient with Traumatic Injury to Femoral Blood Vessels

Purpose:

To estimate the risk of postoperative wound infection in a patient with major trauma involving femoral blood vessels as reported by Asensio et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery
General Surgery
Emergency Medicine

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, selection

ICD-10:

T84.1, S75

Description:

Asensio et al developed a model for predicting postoperative wound infection in a patient with traumatic injury of the femoral blood vessels. This can help identify patients who may require prophylactic antibiotic therapy or closer monitoring. The authors are from Los Angeles County and the University of Southern California Medical Center.

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