A Survey on Prevention of Surgical Infections in Operating Theaters


Demir F.

WORLDVIEWS ON EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING, vol.6, no.2, pp.102-113, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1741-6787.2009.00152.x
  • Title of Journal : WORLDVIEWS ON EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING
  • Page Numbers: pp.102-113

Abstract

Background: It is well known that surgical site infections (SSIs) contribute significantly to the cost of nosocomial infections. Although many guidelines and recommendations exist, research has demonstrated that practices for preventing SSIs in operating theaters (OT) vary.