Coming next month in JACS and online now: Combination of oral antibiotics and mechanical bowel preparation reduces surgical site infection in colorectal surgery

Salima S. Makhani, MS; Frances Y. Kim, MPH; Yuan Liu, PhD, MS; et al found that implementation of an infection prevention bundle was successful in decreasing surgical site infection (SSI) rates in colorectal surgery patients. The combination of oral antibiotics with a mechanical bowel preparation was the strongest predictor of decreased SSI.

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