Surgical Site Infection: classification and considerations in prevention
Following on from our recent webinar on ‘Surgical wounds; do’s and don’ts’, Dr Tod Brindle is going to pick up the discussion and present the issue of Surgical Site Infections (SSI), from highlighting the impact of SSI on both patients and healthcare professionals from a wound care perspective, to looking into the key performance attributes that a post-operative dressing should have.
After the webinar you will:
- Have a greater understanding about the economic impact of SSI
- Be able to define the 3 classifications of SSI
- Comprehend the key clinical considerations in pre-operative through to post-operative prevention of surgical site infections