Volume : VI, Issue : XI, November - 2016

A study of risk factors associated with surgical site infection in JLNMC, Bhagalpur

Dr. Apurva Kumar Rajan, Dr. Sohail Anjum

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 Aim and Objectives: Surgical site infections (SSI) are the most common nosocomial infection and frequently cause morbidity and mortality among inpatients of hospitals. The aim is the analysis of the risk factors for Surgical Site Infections. Materials & Methods: In this study, 100 surgically operated cases were taken with age group between 15–60 years. Study was done in surgery department of JLNMCH, Bhagalpur, Bihar from October 2015 to September 2016. All cases were registered fulfilled the inclusion criteria. Results: out of 100, 20 patients had surgical site infection. The SSI rate was 1% in clean surgeries, 9% in clean contaminated ones, 30% in contaminated ones and 60% in dirty surgeries. The SSI rate was significantly less in patients who received pre–operative antibiotic prophylaxis. Most common organism involved was staphylococcus aureus. Conclusions: The incidence of SSI is high in our setup. Elderly age group, diabetic, immunocompromised have more chances to hav ssi than others

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Dr. Apurva kumar Rajan, Dr. Sohail Anjum, A study of risk factors associated with surgical site infection in JLNMC, Bhagalpur, Indian Journal of Applied Research,Volume : 6 | Issue : 11 | November 2016

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