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Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection

WHO launched its global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection. These new WHO guidelines are valid for any country and suitable to local adaptations, and take account of the strength of available scientific evidence, the cost and resource implications, and patient values and preferences.

People preparing for surgery should always have a bath or shower but not be shaved, and antibiotics should only be used to prevent infections before and during surgery, not afterward, according to new guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO) that  aim to save lives, cut costs and arrest the spread of superbugs.

Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection

Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection

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Posted by admin - November 16, 2016 at 11:21 am

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Bundle Decreases Infections in High-Risk Surgeries

The researchers studied SSIs in patients who underwent staging laparotomy for uterine cancer, ovarian cancer debulking without bowel resection, or ovarian cancer debulking with bowel resection.

 

Bundle Decreases Infections in High-Risk Surgeries

Bundle Decreases Infections in High-Risk Surgeries

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Posted by admin - May 15, 2016 at 2:39 pm

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