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AHRQ PDI 11 - Selected Best Practices and Suggestions for Improvement PDI 11: Postoperative Wound Dehiscence [in children]. Toolkit for using the AHRQ quality indicators: How to Improve Hospital Quality and Safety. AHRQ, 2016 #5
https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/professionals/systems/hospital/qitoolkit/combined/d4w_combo_pdi11-dehiscence-bestpractices.pdf

AHRQ PSI 14 - Selected Best Practices and Suggestions for Improvement PSI 14: Postoperative Wound Dehiscence [in adults] Toolkit for using the AHRQ quality indicators: How to Improve Hospital Quality and Safety. AHRQ, 2016 #6. 
https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/professionals/systems/hospital/qitoolkit/combined/d4k_combo_psi14-dehiscence-bestpractices.pdf

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Canadian Institute for Health Information. Hospital Harm Results, 2014–2015 to 2019–2020. Ottawa, ON: CIHI; 2020. https://www.cihi.ca/sites/default/files/document/hospital-harm-results-2014-2020-data-tables-en.xlsx

Demidova-Rice T, Hamblin M, Herman IM. Acute and impaired wound healing: pathophysiology and current methods for drug delivery, part 1: normal and chronic wounds: biology, causes, and approaches to care. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2012; 25 (7): 304-314. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000416006.55218.d0. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3428147/ 

Harris CL, Kuhnke J, Haley J, Cross K, Somayaji R, Dubois J, et al. Best practice recommendations for the prevention and management of surgical wound complications. In: Foundations of Best Practice for Skin and Wound Management. A supplement of Wound Care Canada; 2017. 66 pp. Retrieved from: www.woundscanada.ca/docman/public/health-care-professional/bpr-workshop/555-bpr-prevention-and-management-of-surgical-wound-complications-v2/file

Health Standards Organization, 2009 , Leading Practices Library, Wound Care Distance Consulting. https://healthstandards.org/leading-practice/wound-care-distance-consulting/

Health Standards Organization, 2010 , Leading Practices Library. Pixalere Incision Module. https://healthstandards.org/leading-practice/pixalere-incision-module/

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). How-to Guide: Prevent surgical site infections. Cambridge, MA: IHI; 2012. http://www.ihi.org/resources/pages/tools/howtoguidepreventsurgicalsiteinfection.aspx

Kamel A, Khaled  M. Episiotomy, and obstetric perineal wound dehiscence: Beyond soreness. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2014; 34 (3): 215-217. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2013.866080.

Kenig J, Richer P, Lasek A, Zbierska K, Zurawska S. The efficacy of risk scores for predicting abdominal wound dehiscence: a case – controlled validation study. BMC Surg. 2014; 14: 65. doi: 10.1186/1471-2482-14-65. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4159378/ 

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Ousey K, Djohan R, Dowsett C, Ferreira F, Hurd T, Romanelli M, Sandy-Hodgetts K. World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS) Consensus Document. Surgical wound dehiscence: improving prevention and outcomes. Wounds International, 2018. https://www.woundsinternational.com/download/resource/7394

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