Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017.

@article{BerrosTorres2017CentersFD,
  title={Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017.},
  author={Sandra I. Berr{\'i}os-Torres and Craig A. Umscheid and Dale W. Bratzler and Brian F Leas and Erin C Stone and Rachel Rapaport Kelz and Caroline E. Reinke and Sherry E. Morgan and Joseph S. Solomkin and John E. Mazuski and E. Patchen Dellinger and Kamal M. F. Itani and Elie F. Berbari and John A Segreti and Javad Parvizi and Joan C Blanchard and George Allen and Jan A. J. W. Kluytmans and Rodney M. Donlan and William P. Schecter},
  journal={JAMA surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={152 8},
  pages={784-791}
}
Importance The human and financial costs of treating surgical site infections (SSIs) are increasing. The number of surgical procedures performed in the United States continues to rise, and surgical patients are initially seen with increasingly complex comorbidities. It is estimated that approximately half of SSIs are deemed preventable using evidence-based strategies. Objective To provide new and updated evidence-based recommendations for the prevention of SSI. Evidence Review A targeted… CONTINUE READING
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