TITLE

Proper skin prep defends against SSls

AUTHOR(S)
Cantrell, Susan
PUB. DATE
March 2016
SOURCE
Healthcare Purchasing News;Mar2016, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the proper prevention of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) like surgical-site infection (SSI). Also cited are the study by E. Zimlichman and colleagues on the costs and risks associated with HAIs, the costs of HAIs in the U.S. alone as of March 2016, and the steps in handling SSIs like preparing the skin for surgery.
ACCESSION #
113400479

 

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