Disease Information for Surgical wound infection

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Low Blood Pressure
Signs of Poor Perfusion
Constitutional symptoms
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Recent Event
Recent/Appendectomy
Established Disease Population
Patient/Abdominal surgery
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
C-reactive protein (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Abdomen, postoperative dehiscence
Abscess, pelvic
Anaerobic bacterial infection
Bacteremia Septicemia
Hypotension
Necrotizing fasciitis/mixed
Osteomyelitis
Peritonitis. acute
Shock
Toxic shock syndrome
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Post Operative-Recent Surgery
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Infection/Purulent/pyogenic/suppurative (ex)
AGENT/Nosocomial infection/Hospital acquired (ex).
Class
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Anaerobic infection setup
Pathophysiology/Infection resistant to usual treatments
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Surgical procedure/complication (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Cefotetan (Cefotan)
RX/Cephalosporin/1st generation
SX/Debridement
Definition

Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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