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National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance (NNIS) Risk Index for Surgical Site Infection

Purpose:

To estimate the risk of a surgical site infection using the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance (NNIS) Risk Index .

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

T81.4

Description:

The National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance (NNIS) System Risk Index is a simple additive scale which can give an estimate of a patient's risk for surgical site infection.

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