Surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the most common complications following cesarean section, and has an incidence of 3%–15%. It places physical and emotional burdens on the mother herself and a significant financial burden on the health care system. SSI is associated with a maternal mortality rate of up to 3%.
This paper, published in the International Journal of Women's Health, focuses on:
- Risk factors
- Prevention strategies
- Intraoperative practices
- Post operative assessment.
Post-cesarean wound infection: prevalence, impact, prevention, and management challenges (February, 2017) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pmc/articles/PMC5322852/
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