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Background: Exploring patients’ experiences has been used widely within healthcare to improve clinical service delivery. To date there has been minimal patient input of this kind into aspects of surgical site infection ...
The qualitative experience of having a surgical site infection (SSI) is often overlooked. The aim of this study was to present a description of how SSIs affect the lives of patients and their families. Seventeen former ...
A surgical site surveillance programme with post discharge follow up and dedicated staff can have many benefits. This article describes the development of a surveillance programme and offers advice on setting up such programmes