Dr Tayyiba Wasim, Dr Kiran Qasim, Dr Nazish Shafi
Objective: To find out the infection frequency in diabetic and non-diabetic patients in gynae abdominal surgeries Methodology: This descriptive case series evaluated the wound infection in diabetic versus non diabetic patients in abdominal surgeries of Services Hospital Lahore in one year from 1stJanuary 2018 to December 2018.Questionnaire was made and filled with the help of patients. Inclusion criteria were all indoor patients of postoperative gynae abdominal surgeries, 25-70 years age, patients are included in it. Calculated sample size was 128 patients. Data was collected and SPSS was used for analysis. Patients were divided into two groups. Size of each group was 64. Infection rate was determined in each group. Results: 128 patients were included in the prospective descriptive study. Out of 128 patients 64were diabetic and 64 were non diabetic patients. Overall infection rate was 47.15%. There were (37 PATIENTS)57.81% infected cases in diabetic group while(13 PATIENTSs) 20.31% patients were infected among non-diabetic. Conclusion: We conclude from this study that diabetes is an important risk factor in post-operative surgical side wound infection. Key Words: Wound infection, gynae abdominal surgeries, infection.