TITLE

Step-by-step guide for stopping SSIs

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Oct2009 Supplement, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44158084

 

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