The Official Journal of the Turkish Society Of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (KLİMİK)

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Brief Report / VOLUME 6, ISSUE 1, MARCH 2024

The Practice of Antimicrobial Stewardship in Thoracic Surgery and its Effectiveness

Bahar Madran and others

Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a significant global problem, and their burden increases with emerging antimicrobial resistance. Globally, around 12.3% of surgical patients suffer from SSIs annually, with higher rates in low-income countries (23.2%) compared to high-income countries (9.4%). Inappropriate antibiotic use not only escalates the rate of (...) Read More