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Risk Scores of Terracciano et al for Postoperative Infections

Purpose:

To predict the risk for postoperative infections in a patient using the risk scores of Terracciano et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

T84.1

Description:

Terracciano et al developed risk scores for predicting surgical site infection, infections and sepsis in postoperative patients. The scores can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive monitoring and treatment following surgery. The authors are from Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II.

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