HAIs: Types and Pathogens

Differences between the 2016 WHO and ACS Guidelines for Prevention of SSI

  • Posted: August 11, 2017
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A comparison of the World Health Organization (WHO)  Global Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections (SSI) 2016 and the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and Surgical Infection Society (SIS): Surgical Site Infection Guidelines, 2016 Update:  Listen to Dr. Liza Ovington, PhD, FACCWS, Medical Affairs for Ethicon, discuss two Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Prevention Guidelines that were published in late 2016.  Dr. Ovington focuses on the differences in terms of overall content, methods and specific recommendations such as triclosan-coated sutures.

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