Tag Archive for ‘surgical attire’


Coming next month in JACS and online now: Have the recent modifications of operating room attire policies decreased surgical site infections? A NSQIP review of 6,517 patients

A review of operating room attire policies published in an upcoming issue of JACS concluded that stringent attire polices do not reduce surgical site infection rates.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – April 2017

Dr. Hoyt outlines lessons learned from the West African Ebola epidemic, including the importance of protective surgical attire guidelines, as described in the new book Operation Ebola: Surgical Care during the West African Outbreak.


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