REDUCING SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS
On average, 5% of patients who have undergone surgery contract a surgical site infection. Over 50% of these infections could have been avoided through the use of Best Practice.
Surgical Site Infections
An SSI can extend the length of stay of a procedure by up to 13 days costing up to an additional £10,500. Unhealed wounds cost £13,682 to heal in community
The Surgical Site Infection Prevention Pathway
The B. Braun pathway reduces risk of Surgical Site Infections throughout the patient journey via pre-operative measures, peri-operative actions and post-operative care carried out by the Infection Prevention and Control Team.