SCIP ensures reduced surgical site infection rates, lesser duration of hospital stay, decreased incidence of deep venous thrombosis and reduced postop morbidity and mortality. We conclude that SCIP should be implemented upon every surgical patient, and large volume, multicenter randomized control trials and comparative studies should be done to strengthen the association of SCIP parameters with prevention of wound infection and for any further improvement in the program.
The authors declare that they have no financial conflict of interest with regard to the content of this report.
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