RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN POSTOPERATIVE INFECTIOUS COMPLICATIONS AND LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY WITH DURATION OF SURGERIES

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Asif Imran
Zarka Sarwar
Farhat rehman
Saad Ali Shah
Aurangzeb khan
Abbas Ali Raza

Keywords

Postoperative infections, Surgical duration, Hospital stay, Gender disparity, Age-related factors

Abstract

Background: Improving patient outcomes in the ever-changing healthcare environment requires an awareness of the complex relationships between the length of hospital stay, the number of procedures performed, and postoperative infection problems. This paper explores a thorough investigation conducted at the MMC Hospital in Mardan, with a sample size of 100 patients (50 men and 50 women) who had surgery between January 2020 and January 2021.


 


Objectives: For improved surgical treatment insights, look into the association between postoperative infections, length of surgery, and size of hospital stay in 100 patients (50 males and 50 females) at MMC Hospital, Mardan (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021).


 


Study Design: A Retrospective Study


 


Duration and place of study: From January 2020 to January 2021, MMC Hospital in Mardan carried out a retrospective study


 


Methods: 50 male and 50 female patients' worth of data were examined. Essential insights into the dynamics of surgical outcomes were revealed by carefully documenting the length of the surgery, any postoperative issues, and how they affected the length of hospital stay.


 


Results: According to the research, male complication rates were 25%, and female complication rates were 65%. Complication rates were similar for individuals under 40 and those between 40 and 60, at 30%, and somewhat lower for those over 60, at 25%. The length of the surgery and the hospital stay did not affect the incidence of complications.


 


Conclusion: The study conducted at MMC Hospital in Mardan provided a critical new understanding of the connections between hospital stays, length of surgery, and postoperative infections. The results showed a gender difference in the frequencies of complications, with men reporting a more extraordinary occurrence. Age was shown to be a significant influence, with patients older than 60 showing a higher risk. These findings highlight the need for individualized postoperative care strategies that consider age and demographic variables. By taking into account these subtleties, focused treatments may be developed, which improve patient outcomes and streamline medical procedures inside and outside MMC Hospital's surgical department.

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