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To prevent the development of SSIs, particularly those caused by multidrug-resistant organisms, surgical instruments should be kept as clean as possible during operative and other invasive procedures to reduce the build-up of biofilms.

An effective time out prevents wrong-site, wrong-procedure, and wrong-person surgery.

Point-of-use instrument care is performed to decrease the number of microorganisms on the surface of instruments, prevent the formation of biofilm, decrease the risk of surgical site infection, support the efficiency of decontamination processes, and maintain instruments in good working condition.