Nosocomial infections and obesity in surgical patients


Canturk Z., Canturk N., Cetinarslan B. , Utkan N. Z. , Tarkun I.

OBESITY RESEARCH, cilt.11, ss.769-775, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1038/oby.2003.107
  • Dergi Adı: OBESITY RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.769-775

Özet

Objective: There is an increased morbidity and mortality associated with surgery in the obese patient. This study was conducted to determine risk factors and compare the nosocomial infection rate in obese and nonobese surgical patients.