Michael G Fitzsimons, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Michael G Fitzsimons

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Muscle flap coverage of sternal wound infections – Procedures

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Surgical site infections are second only to urinary tract infections as a cause of nosocomial infections.  Such infections are divided into superficial sternal site infections (SSSIs) and deep sternal site infections (DSSIs). DSSIs are a major source of morbidity, mortality, and cost for patients having undergone cardiac…

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