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A multimodal infection control and patient safety intervention to reduce surgical site infections in Africa: a multicentre, before-after, cohort study

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Aiken, Alexander M
Zeynep Kubilay, Nejla
Nthumba, Peter
Barasa, Jack
Okumu, Gabriel
Mugarura, Robert
Elobu, Alexander
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Published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2018, vol. 18, no. 5, p. 507-515
Abstract Surgical site infections (SSIs) are the most frequent health-care-associated infections in developing countries. Specific prevention measures are highly effective, but are often poorly implemented. We aimed to establish the effect of a multimodal intervention on SSIs in Africa.
Keywords Africa/epidemiologyAnti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic useCohort StudiesCross Infection/prevention & controlHospitalsHumansInfection Control/methodsPatient Safety/standardsRisk FactorsSurgical Wound Infection/drug therapy/epidemiology/prevention & control
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PMID: 29519766
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ALLEGRANZI, Benedetta et al. A multimodal infection control and patient safety intervention to reduce surgical site infections in Africa: a multicentre, before-after, cohort study. In: The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 2018, vol. 18, n° 5, p. 507-515. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30107-5 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:127828

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