Table of Contents
Can the OR Team Cause SSIs?
Bacteria from the hands of a surgeon or staff member can cause infections.
Hand Disinfection's Role in Infection Control
There might be an indirect link, but the evidence is surprisingly thin.
How Maintaining Normothermia Can Reduce Infections
A little coldness can cause a lot of problems for patients post-operatively.
Making Sense of Medical Waste Management
The final piece in your infection control program may also be the most regulated.
Reinforcing Barrier Protection
Masks, gloves and gowns protect staff and patients from harmful bacteria.
Sterile Processing's Link to Infections
In the fight against SSIs, prevention starts with sterile tools.
Understanding the Science Behind Prepping
The current evidence points to lower infection risks when you prep properly.
What's Lurking in Your Tap Water?
Mounting evidence makes it clear you should decontaminate your water supply.
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