Collaboration with an infection control team for patients with infection after spine surgery.


BACKGROUND The risk of infection, including surgical site infection (SSI), after spine surgery has increased due to aging and more immunocompromised hosts. An infection control team (ICT) is responsible for management of health care-associated infections at our institution. METHODS The study subjects were 40 patients (18 men and 22 women with an average… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.01.013