Figure 4-1. Limits of hospital-based SSI surveillance.

Figure 4-1Limits of hospital-based SSI surveillance

Data are for 5,572 procedures. Source: Sands et al., 1996.

From: 4, Surveillance and Monitoring

Cover of Managed Care Systems and Emerging Infections
Managed Care Systems and Emerging Infections: Challenges and Opportunities for Strengthening Surveillance, Research, and Prevention: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Emerging Infections; Davis JR, editor.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2000.
Copyright © 2000, National Academy of Sciences.

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