Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention of Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) and Antimicrobial Prophylaxis

Brief Description: Surgical site infections (SSIs) represent a significant portion of healthcare-associated infections in the United States every year. The majority of SSIs are largely preventable and thus this guideline addresses various preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative measures that can be taken to help reduce the risk of surgical site infections among patients.