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Investigating surgical site infection after hip fracture surgery

Abstract:

Infection after surgery or surgical site infection (SSI) is a devastating complication for patients and healthcare providers. Hip fracture patients are particularly vulnerable to SSI, and its consequences. Despite its importance, there is uncertainty around the true rate of SSI. This parameter is crucially important to properly power studies that seek to assess interventions that may reduce SSI. One such intervention is the wound dressing. Some dressings including incisional Negative Press...

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Name:
Dunhill Medical Trust
Funder identifier:
http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000377
Grant:
DMT/RCS605
Programme:
Royal College of Surgeons of England joint research training fellowship
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2020-07-03

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