2017
DOI: 10.1590/1518-8345.1502.2848
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Abstract: ABSTRACTObjective:to estimate the incidence of surgical site infection in general surgeries at a large Brazilian hospital while identifying risk factors and prevalent microorganisms. Method:non-concurrent cohort study with 16,882 information of patients undergoing general surgery from 2008 to 2011. Data were analyzed by descriptive, bivariate and multivariate analysis. Results:the incidence of surgical site infection was 3.4%. The risk factors associated with surgical site infection were: length of preoperativ…

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