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Validating the how2trak Postoperative Patient Experience & Patient Outcomes

August 26, 2020

Corrine McIsaac, PhD, RN

Surgical site infections increase health care costs, morbidity, and mortality in 2% to 5% of surgical patients. Standardised post-surgical surveillance is rare in community settings, causing under-reporting and under-serving of the documented 60% of surgical site infections occurring following hospital discharge.

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Post-Caesarean Section Surgical Site Infection Surveillance Using an Online Database and Mobile Phone Technology

August 26, 2020

Corrine McIsaac, PhD, RN

In August 2017 The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada (JOGC) published this article, exploring the feasibility of using an online database and mobile phone technology (our own how2trak Surgery application) as a post-discharge surveillance system among women undergoing a caesarean section in Canada. Read the full article here!

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