Surgical site infections - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
Surgical site infections (SSIs) are among the most common healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).
Surveillance of surgical site infections and prevention indicators in European hospitals - HAISSI protocol
This protocol is to ensure standardisation of definitions, data collection and reporting procedures for hospitals participating in the national/regional surveillance of surgical site infections across Europe.
Surgical site infections - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
Surgical site infections (SSIs) are among the most common healthcare-associated infections (HAI). They are associated with longer post-operative hospital stays, additional surgical procedures, treatment in intensive care units and higher mortality.
Burden of Six Healthcare-Associated Infections on European Population Health: Estimating Incidence-Based Disability-Adjusted Life Years through a Population Prevalence-Based Modelling Study
Cassini, A., Plachouras, D., Eckmanns, T., Abu Sin, M., Blank, H.-P., Ducomble, T., Haller, S., Harder, T., Klingeberg, A., Sixtensson, M., Velasco, E., Weiß, B., Kramarz, P., Monnet, D.L., Kretzschmar, M.E., Suetens, C.
Surveillance of surgical site infections in Europe 2010–2011
This report presents the results of surveillance of surgical site infections in participating European countries for 2010–2011. The number of reported operations increased and three countries reported data for the first time in 2011.
Surveillance of healthcare-associated infections in Europe 2007
Each year in the European Union, approximately 4 million patients acquire an infection in hospital and approximately 37 000 of them die as a direct result.