Number of risk factors for a postoperative surgical site infection
Risk of a postoperative infection
Is the patient likely to benefit from preoperative prophylactic antibiotic therapy?
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Purpose: To evaluate a patient prior to "clean" surgery for risk factors associated with a surgical site infection (SSI) as reported by Pessaux et al.
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Objective: risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection