The role of pre-operative and post-operative glucose control in surgical-site infections and mortality.

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Jeon, Christie Y.; Furuya, E. Yoko; Berman, Mitchell F.; Larson, Elaine L.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 9 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045616, pmc: PMC3446927
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Clinical Research Design | Infectious Diseases | Medicine | Health Care Policy | Biomarker Epidemiology | Bacterial Diseases | Epidemiology | Q | R | Population Biology | Health Risk Analysis | Science | General Surgery | Nosocomial Infections | Diabetic Endocrinology | Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 | Endocrinology | Non-Clinical Medicine | Surgery

Background and Objective The impact of glucose control on surgical-site infection (SSI) and death remains unclear. We examined how pre- and post-operative glucose levels and their variability are associated with the risk of SSI or in-hospital death. Methods This retrosp... View more
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