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6 things you should know about surgical site infection
Surgical site infection (SSI) is the most common healthcare-associated infection, accounting for 31% of all infections among hospitalized patients. Advances have been made in infection control practices (operating room ventilation, sterilization, barriers, surgical technique, antibiotic prophylaxis…) but, despite these, SSI remains an important cause of morbidity, prolonged hospitalization and death. Surveillance with feedback to surgeons...
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