Fighting Infection in the OROct 28, 2013
Surgical site infections are one of the most common complications of surgery. They can delay healing time, which means longer hospital stays, more doctor visits, and more time away from work. One of the best ways to prevent surgical site infections is good hand hygiene. Dr. Harriet Hopf discusses how hospitals are working hard to prevent infections from starting, and how patients can do thier part before and after surgery.