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Influence of ASA score and Charlson Comorbidity Index on the surgical site infection rates.

Authors
  • Khan, Mansoor
  • Zarin, Mohammad
  • Khalil, Jawad
  • Salman, Muhammad
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2010
Volume
20
Issue
8
Pages
506–509
Identifiers
DOI: 08.2010/JCPSP.506509
PMID: 20688013
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

American Society of Anaesthesiologists (ASA) score and Charlson comorbidity index (CCI) has strong influence on SSI rates in clean and clean contaminated cases. Patients' with co-morbidities undergoing clean and clean contaminated general surgical procedures have greater SSI rates than those without any co-morbidity.

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