A novel method of surgical site infection surveillance after cardiac surgery by active participation of stake holders
We describe a comprehensive surveillance system involving infection control practitioners, surgeons, administrative staff, and Patients aimed at improving the postdischarge surveillance of surgical site infections. The system was able to detect 22 infections out of 538 procedures, 95% of which were detected during the postdischarge period.
American Journal of Infection Control
(2012). A novel method of surgical site infection surveillance after cardiac surgery by active participation of stake holders. American Journal of Infection Control, 40(5), 479-480.
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