What is it about?
It is about the post-surgical infection occurrence and its determinants after the patient underwent surgery. Surgical site infection occurs because of surgical opening on the skin after surgical operation. Therefore, it needs frequent care, treatment, and monitoring.
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Why is it important?
Post-surgical infection is one of the quality indicators of health care services. Therefore, identifying the magnitude and its contributing factors shows the direction to the health care professionals and heads and other concerned bodies to work on it.
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This page is a summary of: Magnitude of surgical site infection and its associated factors among patients who underwent a surgical procedure at Wolaita Sodo University Teaching and Referral Hospital, South Ethiopia, PLoS ONE, December 2019, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226140.
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