Surgical Site Management: Improving Outcomes
Hospital stays are becoming shorter and shorter, but patient acuity levels are higher and higher. Combine that with existing nursing shortages, and it is easy to understand the increased risks of surgical site complications.
This in-depth and extensively referenced white paper first describes how surgical advances and best practice wound care have lowered the rates of surgical site complications, including surgical site infections (SSIs). The guide then discusses SSI risk factors, classifications, and impact on patients and the health care system, as well as surgical wound dehiscence and hematoma or seroma formation.
Health care professionals who treat surgical patients will find this in-depth guide to surgical site complications helpful.
This white paper discusses the following topics: