Interventions to prevent surgical site infection in adults undergoing cardiac surgery

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Abstract

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: Primary objective • To assess the clinical effectiveness of pre-, intra-, and postoperative interventions in the prevention of cardiac SSI. Secondary objectives • To evaluate the effects of SSI prevention interventions on morbidity, mortality, and resource use. • To evaluate the effects of SSI prevention care bundles on morbidity, mortality, and resource use.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD013332
JournalThe Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume2019
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2019

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Theresa Lamagni: conducted independent epidemiological research for Public Health England funded by Pfizer Inc.

Funding Information:
Gavin Murphy: receiving research funding from Zimmer Biomet and support for educational activities from Vascutek.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2019 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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