1 in 10 Worldwide Gets Wound Infection After Abdominal Surgery

1 in 10 Worldwide Gets Wound Infection After Abdominal Surgery THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2018 — Globally, more than one in 10 patients develops a surgical-site infection after a gastrointestinal operation, a new study finds. Rates vary widely, with overuse of antibiotics in poorer countries likely contributing to higher prevalence, the researchers said. “Worldwide, large amounts […]