Table 6

Incremental cost-effectiveness

Admitted to ward without surveillance
(before-intervention figures applied)
Admitted to ward with surveillance
(during-intervention figures applied)
Parameter values
 Surgical patient cohort582582
 Intervention costs010 750
 Probability of SSI0.1390.084
 Mean SSI-attributable patient costs22081942
 Mean additional hospital costs13911047
Results
 Expected SSI-related costs
  Patient178 64394 952
  Hospital112 52961 936
 Total291 172156 888
 Expected number of SSI cases8149
  • SSI, surgical site infection.