New SSI guidelines: Making perfect the enemy of good?
APIC: Lack of guidance could affect pt safety
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated guidelines for preventing surgical site infections, focusing on some difficult issues in an exhaustive and largely futile attempt to find conclusive data on various practices. As a result, "no recommendation" is a recurrent theme in the document, which was the work of the CDC’s Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC).
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