Decreasing Cesarean Section Surgical Site Infection Rates Using Self-Adherent Antimicrobial Soft Silicone Foam Dressings

11-27-2018 12:23

Erickson, 2018

High SSI rates threatened to stop C-Section deliveries. Standardizing a protocol utilizing silver post-op dressings and surgical closing tray procedures led to a reduction in SSI rates, from 2.15% to 1.01% with $244,607 in estimated treatment costs avoided.

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