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November 2, 2016

What patients can do to prevent surgical site infections

New guidelines released from the WHO specify that antibiotics be used before and during surgery, not afterward, as the best method to halt the spread of superbugs. This key piece of advice focuses on using antibiotics when they will have the most impact for the patient without driving drug resistance.

Link: http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/02/health/who-surgical-site-infections/?utm_campaign=Weekly+Updates&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=2&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-80QkdjsH5vACvO48_4dHOCAxUvt7h-S38GkkHKw0KwAv8DSA7SpOXSIic-whaTGon0eJHfK-QiBLQYJ0pJlE7h8OA16w&_hsmi=2

 

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