2000 Audit of Deep Wound Infection following Hip Fracture Surgery (Visit this link)
An audit of 171 consecutive hip fractures treated surgically showed a deep wound infection rate of 3.6%. Several shortcomings in the implementation of the infection policy were identified and recommendations to eliminate them introduced. Review of the subsequent 186 patients gave a deep infection rate of 1.1%. Attention to detail and good practice are essential to maintain low wound infection rates.
From Journal RCSE
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