Risk factors for surgical site infection: challenges to public health

January 8, 2022 Epidemiology & Public Health | Medicine | microbiology No Comments

Surgical site infections are healthcare-related infections that succeeds post-surgical procedures in patients, associated with risk factors. Patients admitted in, healthcare facilities and medical institutions are vulnarable to these hospital associated due to lack of suitable infrastructure and hygiene protocols. The objective was to present the etiology and risk factors associated with the onset of surgical site infection, pointing out a critical view of the challenges and appropriate measures for its prevention in the country

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