New WHO recommendations on preoperative measures for surgical site infection prevention: an evidence-based global perspective.

@article{Allegranzi2016NewWR,
  title={New WHO recommendations on preoperative measures for surgical site infection prevention: an evidence-based global perspective.},
  author={B. Allegranzi and P. Bischoff and S. D. de Jonge and N. Z. Kubilay and Bassim Zayed and Stacey M Gomes and M. Abbas and J. J. Atema and S. Gans and M. V. van Rijen and M. Boermeester and M. Egger and J. Kluytmans and D. Pittet and J. Solomkin},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={16 12},
  pages={
          e276-e287
        }
}
  • B. Allegranzi, P. Bischoff, +12 authors J. Solomkin
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet. Infectious diseases
  • Surgical site infections (SSIs) are among the most preventable health-care-associated infections and are a substantial burden to health-care systems and service payers worldwide in terms of patient morbidity, mortality, and additional costs. SSI prevention is complex and requires the integration of a range of measures before, during, and after surgery. No international guidelines are available and inconsistencies in the interpretation of evidence and recommendations of national guidelines have… CONTINUE READING

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