Step-by-step guide for stopping SSIs

October 2009
Same-Day Surgery;Oct2009 Supplement, p2
Academic Journal
The article provides information on how to stop surgical-site-infections (SSIs) in compliance to the National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) in the U.S. According to Kelly Fugate, associate project director-specialist at the Division of Standards and Survey Methods at the Joint Commission, addressing SSIs are important because it could extend patient's stay in the hospital, increase risk of death and add increase medical costs. It also presents guide to address SSIs.


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