Incidence, aetiology, and control of sternal surgical site infections


Yavuz S. S. , Tarcin O., Ada S., Dincer F., Toraman S., Birbudak S., ...More

JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, vol.85, no.3, pp.206-212, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.07.010
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.206-212

Abstract

Background: Since sternal surgical site infections (SSIs) can be life-threatening, every effort should be made to reduce their rate of occurrence.