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Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 May/Jun;18(4):379-382. doi: 10.1089/sur.2016.214.

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

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1 American College of Surgeons , Chicago, Illinois.
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2 Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center , Maywood, Illinois.
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3 University of Texas Southwestern , Dallas, Texas.
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4 Moffitt Cancer Center , Tampa, Florida.
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5 University of Louisville , Louisville, Kentucky.
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6 University of Minnesota , Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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7 Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University , Chicago, Illinois.
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8 Department of Surgery, Boston Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Boston University , Boston, Massachusetts.
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9 Department of Surgery, University of Washington , Seattle, Washington.
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10 Department of Surgery, University of California Los Angeles , Los Angeles, California.
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11 Department of Surgery, John Peter Smith Health Network , Fort Worth, Texas.

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.

PMID:
28541808
DOI:
10.1089/sur.2016.214
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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