Flashcards in NMS Deck (4):
What is a clean wound? Infection rate?
No entry into GI, respiratory, GU tracts (Hernia repair).<2%
What is a clean-contaminated wound? Infection rate?
GI, respiratory, GU entered, but mechanistically and anti-bacterially prepared (routine cholecystectomy). <3%
What is a contaminated wound? Infection rate?
Major contamination such as gross spillage, or infection (Bowel obstruction with spillage). <10%