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American College of Surgeons and Surgical Infection Society: Surgical Site Infection Guidelines, 2016 Update.

Ban KA, Minei JP, Laronga C, et al. American College of Surgeons and Surgical Infection Society: Surgical Site Infection Guidelines, 2016 Update. J Am Coll Surg. 2017;224(1):59-74. doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.10.029.

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February 1, 2017
Ban KA, Minei JP, Laronga C, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2017;224:59-74.

Surgical site infections are a persistent and costly challenge to patient safety. These guidelines provide recommendations to reduce this common hospital-acquired condition, including policies for surgeon attire, hand hygiene, and equipment sterilization.

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Ban KA, Minei JP, Laronga C, et al. American College of Surgeons and Surgical Infection Society: Surgical Site Infection Guidelines, 2016 Update. J Am Coll Surg. 2017;224(1):59-74. doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.10.029.