oa Professional Nursing Today - Infection control in theatre : infection control
|Article Title||Infection control in theatre : infection control|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Publication Date||Nov 2005|
|Pages||16 - 18|
Surgical Site Infections (SSI) continues to be the most common complication following surgical procedures. These infections are the biological summation of several factors: the inoculum of bacteria introduced into the wound during the procedure, the unique virulence of contaminants, the microenvironment of each wound, and the integrity of the patient's host defence mechanisms.
Article metrics loading...