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Mandatory Headwear Does Not Reduce Surgical Site Infections

2017 14 May

Surgical site infections are a costly health complication. Patients with such infections tend to have longer stays in both the ICU and the hospital. They are also at a higher risk of readmission or death.  In order to better address this issue, hospital policy in the US was changed in February 2016 and surgeons were obligated to wear a bouffant... Read more