Surgical site infection and nurse telemonitoring in the postoperative period: a scoping review
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Infecção da Ferida Cirúrgica
Consulta Remota
Cuidados de Enfermagem Surgical Wound Infection
Remote Consultation
Nursing Care

PlumX Metrics


Objective: The aim of this study is to map scientific evidence regarding the prevention and early management of surgical site infection through telemonitoring in surgical patients after discharge from the hospital. Method: A scoping review was conducted following the guidelines proposed by the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI). The search was performed across PubMed, Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature (LILACS), Cochrane Collaboration, Scopus, CINAHL, MEDLINE, Web of Science, and Embase databases. The identified studies were collected using Endnote Basic and Rayyan by three independent researchers. Results: A total of 1,386 studies were identified, of which 31 were included in the analysis. These selected studies demonstrated significance in terms of early and late warning signs of surgical site infection, complications, risk factors, prevention strategies, and the utilization of telemonitoring. Conclusion: While the studies address surgical site infection and telemonitoring, it is imperative to formulate the instruments employed in telephonic consultations, incorporating a more specific consideration of essential criteria to be addressed.
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