What does SSI stand for?

Surgical site infection

An acronym for an infection that develops from a surgical operation; can double the length of time a patient must stay in the hospital, which increases the cost of health care.


He has to stay in the hospital for an extra week because of an SSI

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Updated March 11, 2015

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