Strategies for Reducing the Risk of Surgical Site Infection: Harnessing the Use of Incisional NPWT
Davis J.P Ayers, PA-C
Reno Orthopedic Center
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This activity is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, podiatrists, and dietitians across all practice settings involved in the prevention, treatment, and management of patients with wounds.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Examine the clinical and economic burden of surgical site infection
- Employ effective preventive measures to decrease the incidence of SSI
- Review the mechanism of action of incisional NPWT and the clinical evidence
- Explore clinical cases demonstrating incisional NPWT outcomes in the prevention of SSIs
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Release Date: April 10, 2023
Expiration Date: December 30, 2024
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.00 hour
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Davis J.P Ayers: Consultant: Smith and Nephew
Daniel G. Federman, MD
Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare
West Haven, CT
Dr. Federman has disclosed: Advisory Board: Amgen
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