Hazards leading to surgical site infections at ambulatory surgical centers

From the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ):

A recently completed AHRQ-funded study explores the use of a proactive risk assessment to identify hazards that can lead to surgical site infections in the ambulatory surgery center setting. Select to access the report, “Proactive Risk Assessment of Surgical Site Infections in Ambulatory Surgery Centers,”which describes the use of a tool called the Socio-Technical Probabilistic Risk Assessment to estimate the risk of surgical site infections in the ambulatory surgery environment. The report examines single point failures as well as combinations of events that lead to the outcome of interest and proposes an intervention for future deployment.

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