TITLE

Surgical Site Infection Prevention and Control: An Emerging Paradigm

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Richard P.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009 Supplement 6, Vol. 91-A, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the prevention of surgical site infections which causes the death of thousands of people living in the U.S. It notes organizations taking strong measures against the surgical site infection including Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Information about the antibiotics used against surgical site infections is also offered.
ACCESSION #
45355085

 

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