Surgical Site Infection Prophylaxis

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jcu1
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Surgical Site Infection Prophylaxis
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2014-02-07 11:39:05
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  1. surgical site infection patient related risk factors
    • advanced age
    • diabetes
    • obesity
    • immunocompromised
  2. surgical site infection procedure related risk factors
    • duration of procedure
    • surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis
  3. pathogens that cause skin, mucous membrane, or hollow viscera infections
    • gram positive cocci
    • S. aureus
    • coag-neg staphylococci
    • enterococcus spp
  4. pathogens that cause GI infections
    • gram-negative bacilli
    • E. coli
    • K. pneumoniae
    • P. mirabilis
    • B. fragilis (anaerobe)
  5. antibiotics used for prophylaxsis
    • Cefazolin
    • Vancomycin
  6. when to give SSI proph
    • within 30-60 min of incision
    • continue for 24 hrs post-op

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