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Decreasing surgical site infections by developing a high reliability culture.

Pettis AM. Decreasing Surgical Site Infections by Developing a High Reliability Culture. AORN J. 2018;108(6):644-650. doi:10.1002/aorn.12416.

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February 6, 2019
Pettis AM. AORN J. 2018;108(6):644-650.

Failure to adhere to evidenced-based practices can result in patient harm. This article explores how high reliability concepts can support the reliable use of best practices to prevent surgical site infections. The authors suggest a framework focused on team engagement, education, implementation, and evaluation to encourage the use of evidence-based practice on the front line.

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Pettis AM. Decreasing Surgical Site Infections by Developing a High Reliability Culture. AORN J. 2018;108(6):644-650. doi:10.1002/aorn.12416.

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