Executive summary of the American College of Surgeons/Surgical Infection Society Surgical Site Infection Guidelines -2016 Update

Kristen A. Ban, Joseph P. Minei, Christine Laronga, Brian G. Harbrecht, Eric H. Jensen, Donald E. Fry, Kamal M.F. Itani, E. Patchen Dellinger, Clifford Y. Ko, Therese M. Duane

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Abstract

Guidelines regarding the prevention, detection, and management of surgical site infections (SSIs) have been published previously by a variety of organizations. The American College of Surgeons (ACS)/Surgical Infection Society (SIS) Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Guidelines 2016 Update is intended to update these guidelines based on the current literature and to provide a concise summary of relevant topics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)379-382
Number of pages4
JournalSurgical Infections
Volume18
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Ban, K. A., Minei, J. P., Laronga, C., Harbrecht, B. G., Jensen, E. H., Fry, D. E., Itani, K. M. F., Dellinger, E. P., Ko, C. Y., & Duane, T. M. (2017). Executive summary of the American College of Surgeons/Surgical Infection Society Surgical Site Infection Guidelines -2016 Update. Surgical Infections, 18(4), 379-382. https://doi.org/10.1089/sur.2016.214