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How-to Guide: Pediatric Supplement - Surgical Site Infection

Purpose

This How-to Guide tailored specifically for pediatrics describes key evidence-based care components for reducing surgical complications, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement.

Contents

  • Summary of evidence
  • Recommendations from Adult 100K Lives Campaign
  • Antibiotic implementation in Pediatrics
  • Hair removal in Pediatrics
  • Glucose control in Pediatrics
  • Normothermia in Pediatrics
  • Other areas to consider
  • Attachment A Physician’s order form
  • Attachment B antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery
  • Attachment C preoperative antibiotic information

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Pediatric Surgical Safety Checklist