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Infection prevention and control in the operating theatre

Milton, Sherran 2008. Infection prevention and control in the operating theatre. The Journal of Perioperative Practice 18 (5) , pp. 199-204.

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Continuing advances in surgical techniques, asepsis, operating theatre protocols and ventilation systems that ensure an uninterrupted supply of clean air, should allow all patients to undergo both invasive and minimally-invasive procedures with reduced risk. Patients having surgery in the United Kingdom are probably less vulnerable to surgical site infections (SSIs) than ever before '“ despite persisting concerns about meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and increasing antibiotic resistance in other organisms such as vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE).

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Healthcare Sciences
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RD Surgery
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Publisher: AFPP
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:03

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