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Literature review and recommendations to inform a surgical site infection (SSI) prevention quality improvement tool

Published on 03 December 2018

From: Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection Scotland

What are the key infection prevention and control recommendations to inform a surgical site infection (SSI) prevention quality improvement tool?

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Literature critique summary and presentation of key recommendations to inform HAI quality improvement tools, based around a framework that evaluates these against the health impact contribution and expert opinion/practical application. To facilitate the use of this QIT across different staff groups the key recommendations have been separated into two clinical areas – ward and theatre, and split into three phases - preoperative, perioperative and postoperative.