Delaying surgical procedures increases infection risk

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In research it is found that delaying surgical procedures will increase the occurrences of infection risk and also increases the hospital cost of the patient.

This new study was published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons that Delaying surgical procedures after the admission of patient in the hospital boost the risk of infection and in result the patient is affected both physically and monetary.

This risk of infection occurrence is eminent even if with heavy prevention efforts according to strict guidelines of clinical guidelines and hospital policies. The infection risk includes urinary tract infections, surgical infections, pneumonia and sepsis. The researchers have found that infection in the patient before the surgical producers significantly high from those patients in which surgical producers performed on the same day of their admission in the hospital.

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2 Responses to Delaying surgical procedures increases infection risk

  1. yes that’s very right. i agree on this.

    From live-healthCare

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