Proper skin prep defends against SSls

Cantrell, Susan
March 2016
Healthcare Purchasing News;Mar2016, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p14
Trade Publication
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.


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