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983 Possible Causes for Surgical Wound Infection

  • Insect Bite

    […] caused by injecting drugs, and surgical wounds.[express.co.uk] If the infection is not treated quickly enough it can prove life-threatening, and the medics treating Widdowson sadly failed to spot it.[express.co.uk] […] live harmlessly in the gut, throat or skin of some people, however they can become dangerous if they get into the bloodstream via cuts and scratches, insect bites, puncture wounds[express.co.uk]

  • Skin Infection

    Burn Wound Infections. Medscape Drugs and Diseases. Available online at Accessed on 11/12/16. Kunin, J. (2014 September 1 Updated). Surgical wound infection – treatment.[labtestsonline.org] Puerperal fever - uterus is infected C. Surgical scarlet fever - surgical wound is infected D. Myositis - muscle is destroyed E.[atsu.edu] Scarlet fever may accompany streptococcal pyoderma or wound infection (surgical scarlet fever).[atsu.edu]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Puerperal fever - uterus is infected C. Surgical scarlet fever - surgical wound is infected D. Myositis - muscle is destroyed E.[atsu.edu] , surgical incisions, varicella infection, or mild trauma.[emedicine.medscape.com] Source control could involve: draining the pus from an infected wound surgically removing infected or dead tissue Strep B infections Health professionals use a preventative[hse.ie]

  • Dementia

    , haemorrhage and wound infection ( Abuksis 2000 ).[doi.org] PEG is an invasive surgical procedure with significant risk of post‐operative adverse events including aspiration pneumonia, oesophageal perforation, migration of the tube[doi.org]

  • Appendicitis

    All studies were screened for the following parameters: surgical site infection (SSI) (wound infection (WI) or intraabdominal abscess (IAA)), postoperative pain (PP), length[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common complication after an appendectomy for complicated appendicitis is surgical site infection (e.g., wound infection, intra‐peritoneal abscess) ( Andersen 2005[dx.doi.org] We also included wound infection (superficial incisional and deep incisional surgical site infection), however defined by the authors, as another outcome.[dx.doi.org]

  • Postoperative Dehiscence

    A surgical wound infection usually develops postoperatively within 4 to 5 days.[quizlet.com] wound infection or wound dehiscence.[icd10monitor.com] Complications d) Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Risk Factors: 10. 1) Wound Complications d) Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Classification of surgical wound: 11. 1) Wound Complications[slideshare.net]

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    Streptococcal and staphylococcal TSS risks may include the following: A history of using super-absorbent tampons Surgical wounds A local infection in the skin or deep tissue[stanfordchildrens.org] Thus, herniorrhaphy, mammoplasty, arthroscopy, and other surgical wound infections may be complicated by the development of TSS.[emedicine.com] About 60% of causes are nonmenstrual , including surgical wounds, cutaneous lesions, burns, respiratory infections, and nasal packings (i.e. for epistaxis).[errolozdalga.com]

  • Surgical Wound Infection

    Audit of surgical wound infection is not only an outcome indicator, but also an important aspect of infection control.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Surgical wound infection accounted for delay in the discharge of 14.7% of patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Surgical wound infection is an important outcome indicator in the postoperative period.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amebiasis

    Amebiasis, due to the pathogenic parasite Entamoeba histolytica, is a leading cause of diarrhea globally. Largely an infection of impoverished communities in developing countries, amebiasis has emerged as an important infection among returning travelers, immigrants, and men who have sex with men residing in developed[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Wound Infection

    In abdominal/lumbar surgery, we found 41 cases (11.1%) of surgical wound infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVES: To determine whether the wearing of disposable surgical face masks by the surgical team during clean surgery reduces postoperative surgical wound infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Infection - surgical wound; Surgical site infection - SSI Anderson DJ.[medlineplus.gov]

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