- An economic analysis of surgical wound infectionJ Reilly
Lanarkshire Acute Hospital NHS Trust, UK
J Hosp Infect 49:245-9. 2001..Hospital expenditure varied according to the type of operation. The study clearly demonstrated the potential cost savings to be highlighted by this type of audit...
- Changing surgical practice through feedback of performance dataJacqueline Reilly
Lanarkshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, Lanarkshire, UK
J Adv Nurs 38:607-14. 2002..Several published studies have used passive feedback in an attempt to promote a change in practice. Sending information to health care workers on their performance is one of the simplest ways of attempting to change performance...
- Surgical site infection - a European perspective of incidence and economic burdenDavid J Leaper
University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton on Tees, UK
Int Wound J 1:247-73. 2004..A significant improvement in study design, data collection, analysis and reporting will be necessary to ensure that SSI baseline rates are more accurately assessed to enable the evaluation of future cost-effective measures...