Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) after orthopedic surgery performed in Dong Guan hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in China - prosjektbeskrivelse
Surgical Site Infection (SSI) is one of the most common healthcare-associated infection. SSIs are a major cause of increased length of hospital stay and mortality. Surveillance of SSIs is useful for evaluate the effect of other infection control measures and document quality of care. Suveillance is also shown to be an infectioncontrol measure in it self. In this project, we want to use surveillance data to identify the burden of SSI and it's associated risk factors, among patients who undergo orthopedic surgery in Dong Guan hospital of TCM in China inorder to document the quality of care and improve patient saftey.