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.
Healthcare-associated infections: surgical site infections - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
Surgical site infections (SSIs) are among the most common healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).
Healthcare-associated infections: surgical site infections - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 20 March 2018. TESSy is a system for the collection, analysis and dissemination of data on communicable diseases. EU Member States and EEA countries contribute to the system by uploading their infectious disease surveillance data at regular intervals.
Surveillance of surgical site infections and prevention indicators in European hospitals - HAI SSI 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.
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.
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.