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Surgical site infections in orthopedic patients; prospective cohort study in a university hospital in Serbia.
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PMID:  23348179     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The aim of this study was to investigate a potential association of certain risk factors in orthopedic patients with surgical site infection (SSI) occurrence. The study population consisted of all patients who underwent surgery at the Orthopedic and Traumatology Clinic of the University Hospital in Kragujevac (n = 801) over a 12- month period. Surgical site infections were found in 104 patients (13.0%). Results of multivariate regression analysis indicated that SSIs were signiicantly more frequent in patients who had a contaminated or dirty wound (RR = 27.68, 95% CI = 11.54 to 66.40; p = 0.0000), with drainage (RR = 4.62, 95% CI = 2.33 to 9.15; p = 0.0000), and who were at the Intensive Care Unit (RR = 3.25, 95% CI = 1.38 to 7.69; p = 0.0072).
Zoran R Grujović; Milena D Ilić
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicinski glasnik : official publication of the Medical Association of Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1840-0132     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Glas Ljek komore Zenicko-doboj kantona     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101250177     Medline TA:  Med Glas Ljek komore Zenicko-doboj kantona     Country:  Bosnia and Hercegovina    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  148-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
1Orthopedic and Traumatology Clinic, Clinical Center of Kragujevac, 2Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Kragujevac, Serbia.
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