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Exhibit 24. List of additional SSI risk factors at Intermountain Healthcare

Column HeadingValue TypeDescription
Charlson ScoreNumericCharlson Score
Preop glucoseNumericPreop glucose
No. of People in ORNumericNumber of people in OR
Postop glucoseNumericFirst glucose level after surgery
Postop fluidNumericLiters of Fluid 24 hrs PostOp
Abx allergyNumeric1 if Hx of abx allergy…0 if not
TrachNumeric1 if patient had tracheotomy…0 if not
No. of surgeonsNumericNo. of surgeons scrubbed

Abx = antibiotics; Hx = history; OR = operating room; Postop = postoperative; Preop = preoperative

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Exhibit 24. List of additional SSI risk factors at Intermountain Healthcare. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/ssi/ssiexh24.html