28 Aug Perioperative Bundles Can Reduce Surgical Site Infections
Medical Research: What are the main findings of the study?
Dr. Mantyh: Specific perioperative bundles can drastically reduce surgical site infections in colorectal surgery patients.
Medical Research: Were any of the findings unexpected?
Dr. Mantyh: The overall reduction from 24.9% to 5.6% was quite impressive.
Medical Research: What should clinicians and patients take away from your report?
Dr. Mantyh: Relatively simple and inexpensive changes can significantly reduce infection rates.
Medical Research: What recommendations do you have for future research as a result of this study?
Dr. Mantyh: We are planning on initiating these bundles to other high-risk operations.