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Risk Factors of Dunne et al for Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Following Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair

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Infectious Diseases

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Dunne et al evaluated risk factors for surgical site infection and hospital length of stay associated with repair of an abdominal wall hernia. A patient with one or more risk factors may benefit from interventions to reduce risk prior to an elective procedure. The authors are from the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System in Baltimore.

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