Journal Article
Review

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

Ban KA, Minei JP, Laronga C, et al. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 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.