Video: Antibiotic Intervention

18 Dec 2013 | Infection Prevention & Control

The video below outlines the Surgical Site Infection Improvement Programme's guidelines for the appropriate use of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis – the first in a series of interventions.

Appropriate use of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis is an evidence based intervention that has been shown to reduce surgical site infections in patients undergoing clean surgical procedures such as hip and knee arthroplasties.

Last updated 15/11/2019